Andersen Acquires Fenêtres MQ Inc. Expanding Luxury Window & Door Portfolio

BAYPORT, Minn., October 31, 2017 – Andersen Corporation announced today the acquisition of Fenêtres MQ Inc., a luxury window and door manufacturer headquartered in Sainte-Agathe, Quebec, Canada with manufacturing locations in Canada and Italy. MQ specializes in serving the luxury residential and commercial segments and is known for its work on complex, historic renovations of grand scale.

“The acquisition of MQ expands Andersen’s product portfolio, increases our manufacturing capabilities and broadens our geographic reach,” said Jay Lund, Andersen Chairman and CEO. “We are pleased that MQ’s Founder and President Gilles Morin will continue to lead the business as we grow our presence in North America and Europe. We welcome all MQ employees into the Andersen family and look forward to a bright future together.”

The MQ™ brand, a well-respected and highly-regarded brand by discerning architects and builders, will complement Andersen’s Architectural Collection. The MQ product line includes many product styles, such as contemporary, European, classical, traditional, historic, and rustic. MQ’s products are crafted of wood, aluminum-clad wood, bronze-clad wood, UPVC, and steel. MQ sells its products in Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and Europe.

MQ is a private company founded in 1975. Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.

About Andersen Corporation
Headquartered in Bayport, Minnesota, Andersen Corporation and its subsidiaries manufacture and market window and door products under the Andersen®, Renewal by Andersen®, Silver Line®, American Craftsman®, EMCO®, Weiland® and MQ™ brands. Andersen is an international enterprise employing over 13,000 people in North America and Europe. Andersen was founded in 1903 and is a privately held company. Visit us at

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