OCTOBER 6TH, 2020 - FLEXSCREEN
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NOVEMBER 16TH, 2020 - STARTUP NATION
Throughout the process, from that first e-mail [from Sony's Shark Tank producers] to the signed equity deal with Shark Tank investor Lori Greiner over a year later, I learned so much, and I carry those “lessons from the tank” into every aspect of my leadership today. Here are some of my key takeaways from “Shark Tank” that may help you in your own startup journey.
NOVEMBER 5TH, 2020 - PROREMODELER
OCTOBER 27TH, 2020 - FLEXSCREEN PRESS RELEASE
SEPTEMBER 29TH, 2020 - OLD HOUSE JOURNAL
These affordable screens have a flexible frame that makes them easy to install and remove.
SEPTEMBER 20TH, 2020 - MEDIUM.COM
Joe Altieri is a life-long innovator, entrepreneur, and problem solver who turned his cutting-edge invention, FlexScreen — the world’s first and only flexible window screen — into a thriving multi--dollar company. Since its introduction into the marketplace, FlexScreen has earned multiple awards, gained international attention, and caught the eye of Shark Tank producers, who invited him to pitch his invention on the hit show. Joe appeared in Season 11, Episode 10 of Shark Tank, where three Sharks battled for a piece of FlexScreen, with Lori Greiner, the Queen of QVC, hooking the deal.
JANUARY 5TH, 2020 - ABC NETWORK
Barbara Corcoran is interested in window screen company FlexScreen, and has an offer out there for entrepreneur Joe Altieri. Then Lori Greiner decides to make the same offer, making Joe choose which Shark he thinks will be best for his business. From season 11, episode 10 of Shark Tank.
JANUARY 5TH, 2020 - USA TODAY
On Sunday's "Shark Tank," Joe Altieri pitched FlexScreen, a flexible, easy-to-install screen that simply pops into a window frame.
JANUARY 6TH, 2020 - PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE
Joe Altieri swam with the sharks and survived. In fact, he came out in even better shape than before.
JANUARY 10TH, 2020 - PLAIN TALK
Being able to twist and bend a window screen into place without causing damage – that’s the secret behind FlexScreen, a product that is manufactured locally and was featured this week on the popular TV show “Shark Tank.”
FEBRUARY 25TH, 2019 - TRIBLIVE
Before an entrepreneur reaches the point where they feel comfortable calling themselves a small-business owner, there’s the daunting prospect of first starting a business. In the case of someone like FlexScreen President Joe Altieri of Plum, he was able to put in place a group of investors to help launch his business.
FEBRUARY 8TH, 2019 - TRIBLIVE
When Joe Altieri began seeking a way to make a better window screen in his Plum garage, he was just looking to improve on what was century-old technology. “The current patent on window screens dates back to 1907,” Altieri said. “So you have 100-year-old technology on modern windows.”
APRIL 26TH, 2018 - DWM MAGAZINE
FlexScreen, which has been grabbing a lot of attention in the industry for its innovative flexible window screens, announced at IBS Orlando in January that the company would be opening its newest plant in Atlanta.
MAY 25TH, 2017 - DWM MAGAZINE
FlexScreen-South Dakota in Vermillion, S.D., the company’s newest manufacturing plant, began accepting customer orders this week. The facility will produce the full line of FlexScreen products and plans to add 24-40 jobs over the next 18 months.
MARCH 10TH, 2017 - DWM MAGAZINE
FlexScreen LLC is expanding operations into the upper Midwest with the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Vermillion, S.D. Scheduled to begin manufacturing in the spring of 2017, FlexScreen-South Dakota will produce the full line of FlexScreen products and plans to add 24-40 jobs over the next 18 months
NOVEMBER 28TH, 2016 - DWM MAGAZINE
In the latest edition of the Lesko Talks Windows podcast at DWM, host Jim Lesko chats with Joe Altieri, the inventor, developer and president of FlexScreen.
FlexScreen Receives Patent for Flexible Window Screen
JANUARY 21ST, 2016 - WINDOW + DOOR
The U.S. Patent and Trademark office awarded FlexScreen the first of 11 patent applications for its flexible window screen technology.
Crystal Acheivement Awards 2015: The Crystal Standard
SEPTEMBER 19TH, 2015 - WINDOW + DOOR
“Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best,” says Joe Altieri, president and founder of this year’s Crystal Achievement Award-winning FlexScreen. Before he cultivated his simple idea for a solution to damaged screens, Altieri spent 15 years of his career as an independent sales rep, selling outsourced window screens. “The issue we had on a day-to-day basis was damage,” he reports, and homeowner complaints about the design of window screens.
JULY 25TH, 2014 - DWM MAGAZINE
FlexScreen has partnered with Ventana USA to open its first manufacturing facility in the Pittsburgh area. The 44,000-square-foot manufacturing facility will operate under the name FlexScreen Pittsburgh LLC and will supply fabricated window screens to the western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and eastern Michigan markets.