Edgetech, Lauren and ProVia Door Assist with Habitat for Humanity Project

Date: 9 February 2009
Source: Edgetech I.G. Inc.,
With the help of volunteers and corporate donations, Habitat for Humanity International has constructed nearly 300,000 homes.

Recently, employees from Lauren International’s family of businesses and ProVia Door of Sugarcreek, Ohio, combined their resources to help build a new home for one local family.

Companies donate windows and labor to give local family a new home

Construction for the Guernsey County home began in September 2008. Organized by Edgetech’s product manager Joe Erb, volunteers from Edgetech I.G., Lauren Manufacturing and LMI donated their time and efforts to the project. Additionally, Edgetech worked with ProVia Door to donate the ten insulating glass windows used in the home. All of the windows included Edgetech’s flagship product Super Spacer® and were protected using the Eco Coat® Glass Protection System.

“ProVia was more than happy to assist with donation for this worthy cause,” Erb said. “The company is highly dedicated to giving back to the community. We thoroughly enjoyed working with them to furnish the Habitat home with high-performance, energy efficient windows.”

Kathy Werner, Habitat for Humanity treasurer and coordinator said, “We have a really good group that works well together, which is what it takes to keep the project moving.” The Guernsey County home will be complete in early spring 2009.

Erb would like to continue finding ways for Lauren International employees to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity and other community organizations.

“Becoming part of the community through volunteering efforts to organizations like Habitat helps us give back,” Erb said. “It provides a great opportunity to build stronger relationships within our community and our Lauren International family of companies. Participating in this Habitat project was an easy decision for our group, and we are still enjoying the experience.”

To find more information about Habitat for Humanity or to find ways to volunteer, visit its Web site at www.habitat.org

About Edgetech I.G. Inc.

Celebrating more than 20 years of success!

Edgetech I.G. Inc., a Lauren International Company, is a global leader in the fenestration industry producing Super Spacer® – the world’s only TrueWARM®, all-foam edge seal product line that provides maximum condensation resistance, durability and energy performance. Through Edgetech’s value promise – We’re there for you at every turn! 360® – the company goes beyond the manufacture of Super Spacer to offer a comprehensive portfolio of value-added products and services for the window, door and glass industries. With manufacturing facilities in the United States and the United Kingdom plus a distribution division in Germany, Edgetech’s proven technology is improving the performance and energy efficiency of insulating glass systems worldwide. In business since 1989, Edgetech is a fully-owned subsidiary of Lauren International, Inc., a global multi-divisional company serving a variety of industries. Visit www.superspacer.com or www.laureninternational.com to learn more about the company’s products, services and global initiatives.

In the US, contact Edgetech at 800-233-4383, fax 740-439-0121; in the UK at + 44 (0) 8700 566844, fax +44 (0) 2476 639727, URL: www.superspacer.co.uk; and in Germany at +49 2131 606844, fax +49 2131 606843.

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