Posts Tagged ‘ Jeld-Wen ’

ITUS Corp. Sells Window Frame Tech to Jeld-Wen

Sep 16th, 2014

ITUS Corp. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, J-Channel Industries Corp. (JCIC), has entered into a license agreement with Jeld-Wen, Inc., in connection with JCIC’s patented J-Channel window frame construction technology. “In the past seven days alone, we have entered into five revenue producing license agreements, and launched our seventh patent assertion program against eBay [...]

JELD-WEN settles with EPA, ODEQ for Clean Air Act Violations

Sep 4th, 2014

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JELD-WEN’s lumber facility in Klamath Falls, Ore., has settled with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) for alleged air quality violations. Ed Kowalski, director of the EPA’s enforcement program in Seattle, says, “This settlement will help improve the air people breathe in the Klamath Falls area. By [...]

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

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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 [...]