Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc., the large North American manufacturer of exterior building products, acquired Fort Myers, Fla.-based Eastern Architectural Systems, which specializes in impact-resistant windows and doors, primarily serving the Florida repair and remodel market.

In a Dec. 20 news release, the company said the acquisition expands Cornerstone Buildings Brands' impact-resistant product offering, increases its presence in the Florida region, and strengthens its ability to serve all customers and channels with a comprehensive portfolio of materials, products, and brands.

"EAS is an excellent strategic fit for Cornerstone Building Brands and advances our strategy to increase exposure to high-growth regions with value-added products," said Rose Lee, president and CEO of Cornerstone Building Brands. "This acquisition complements our existing portfolio of impact-resistant products and enables a stronger presence in the rapidly growing Florida region."

Cornerstone Building Brands said it expects the acquisition to be accretive.

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