Posts Tagged ‘ Jeld-Wen ’

Jeld-Wen Closes Dubuque Plant

Mar 31st, 2014

According to local reports, Jeld-Wen Inc. completed the closing of its wood-fiber production facility in Dubuque, Iowa, Friday, March 28. The company’s 52 employees in Dubuque initially were invited to transfer to other Jeld-Wen operations, including the company’s door and window manufacturing facilities in Grinnell, Iowa. In January, the company stated in a release that, [...]

Hachigian Appointed Jeld-Wen President and CEO

Feb 18th, 2014

Jeld-Wen Inc. announced the appointment of Kirk Hachigian as the company’s president and CEO. Hachigian, chairman of Jeld-Wen’s board of directors, will succeed Philip Orsino, who has led the company since Onex Corp. invested in Jeld-Wen in October 2011. In March, Orsino will retire as president and CEO and from the company’s board but will [...]

Jeld-Wen Closing Dubuque Plant

Jan 28th, 2014

Jeld-Wen Inc. has announced the consolidation of its wood-fiber production capacity with the March 28 closure of its operation in Dubuque, Iowa. The company’s 52 employees in Dubuque have been invited to transfer to other Jeld-Wen operations, including the company’s door and window manufacturing facilities in Grinnell, Iowa. Employees who cannot or do not wish [...]

Homeowners Sue Jeld-Wen and Home Depot for Lift Handle Defect

Jan 24th, 2014

Plaintiffs in Venango County, Pa., filed a suit December 29 against Jeld-Wen and the Home Depot for $75,000 due to an alleged injury caused by a glass-paneled exterior door manufactured by Jeld-Wen and purchased at the Home Depot. The door included plastic or polymer lift handles affixed and attached with multiple screws to each side [...]

CraftMaster Plant in Christiansburg to Close

Oct 31st, 2013

The Christiansburg, Va., CraftMaster manufacturing plant will close on January 31, 2014, according to Jeld-Wen, CraftMaster’s parent company.

Judge Denies AGC Request for Settlement Terms

Jun 12th, 2013

Donetta W. Ambrose, the Senior U.S. District Court Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, has denied a request that would have compelled window manufacturer Jeld-Wen Inc. to reveal the terms of a confidential settlement agreement between the window manufacturing firm and one of the four North American glass manufacturers it was suing for collusion [...]

AAMA Puts Innovation on Display

Feb 26th, 2013

From left: Thiret, Garries, Hershberger and Tucker

Robert Tucker, author of “Innovation is Everybody’s Business,” addressed members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) yesterday about fostering innovation at their businesses. But he didn’t stop there—he talked to window companies about how they put these innovative principles into practice. After his keynote address, Tucker began the Intelligent Talk Show, during which he [...]

IBS Delivers with Products and Crowds

Jan 28th, 2013

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The International Builders’ Show (IBS) was packed with attendees and a palpable feeling of optimism and excitement. The show was held in Las Vegas last week and exhibitors had a variety of products on display. Windows, Doors and Skylights Ply Gem expanded its booth from 6,000 square feet to 9,000—a feat that required a year [...]

Jeld-Wen Takes Part in Re-Lighting of New Canal Lighthouse

Sep 28th, 2012

Nearly one month after Hurricane Isaac swept through the Gulf of Mexico, and nearly seven years after Hurricane Katrina, the New Canal Lighthouse on Lake Pontchartrain, in New Orleans, La., is once again lighting the way. The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation (LPBF) has been working steadily on the restoration since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita wreaked [...]

Stakeholders Weigh in on Latest Energy Star Draft

Aug 28th, 2012

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After submitting written comments and analyzing the latest draft to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star for Windows program, stakeholders had the opportunity yesterday to offer their input on the latest draft. Members of door and window manufacturing companies attended the session held in Washington, D.C., along with representatives of some of the industry’s [...]