Posts Tagged ‘ Jeld-Wen ’

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 [...]

$75,000 PPG Suit Against Jeld-Wen Dismissed with Prejudice

Jul 30th, 2012

PPG Industries’ suit against Jeld-Wen Inc., which alleged breach of license, has been dismissed. According to the order of dismissal, which was granted by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, both companies agreed the suit should be dismissed with prejudice and therefore the Klamath Falls, Ore., window manufacturer Jeld-Wen cannot be [...]

Associations Publish New Installation Standard for Doors in Wood Frame Construction

Jul 26th, 2012

FMA/AAMA/WDMA 300-12, “Standard Practice for the Installation of Exterior Doors in Wood Frame Construction for Extreme Wind/Water Exposure,” is now available from both the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA). The document, which was developed jointly by AAMA, WDMA and the Fenestration Manufacturers Association (FMA), includes procedures for [...]

JELD-WEN Enters into Letter of Intent to Acquire CMI

Jun 15th, 2012

JELD-WEN Inc. announced today that it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire Craftmaster Manufacturing Inc. (CMI). Closing is subject to due diligence and the negotiation and signing of a definitive agreement, and is expected to occur in the third quarter of 2012, according to a statement from JELD-WEN. CMI, based in Chicago, [...]

Window Manufacturer Granted Extension to Respond to PPG Suit

Jun 11th, 2012

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania has granted window-manufacturer Jeld-Wen Inc. an extension to file its response to a suit filed by PPG Industries in May 2012. The suit alleges that Jeld-Wen breached its rights to PPG’s patent applications. Jeld-Wen officials cited “travel and other scheduling conflicts of party representatives” as [...]

Glass Maker Sues Window Manufacturer for Breach of License

May 15th, 2012

PPG Industries has filed a suit against Jeld-Wen Inc. alleging the company has breached its rights to PPG’s patent applications. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, on May 1, 2012. The complaint alleges that PPG is the owner of patent applications covering an insulating unit having [...]

Verification Program Unveiled at NFRC; Manufacturers Pose Numerous Questions

Mar 29th, 2012

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) met this week in Austin, Texas, for its Spring Committee Week, and the Independent Verification Program (IVP) topped the list of items garnering the most amount of discussion. Scott Hanlon, NFRC program director, reminded members that the IVP will be a permanent addition to the organization’s rating process, advancing [...]

Collins Products, Jeld-Wen Plants Fined for Air Quality Permit Violations over Equipment Testing

Mar 20th, 2012

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued a total of $6,600 in penalties to Collins Products LLC and Jeld-Wen Inc. for failing to follow air quality permit requirements regarding testing of pollution control equipment at their wood products facilities in Klamath Falls. The violations took place at the Collins Products wood products plant [...]

Window and Glass Industries Join Together to Pursue LCA

Feb 28th, 2012

Rich Walker, president and CEO the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), briefed members of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Oversight Task Group today regarding its latest efforts regarding LCA. The meeting was held as part of the association’s annual conference this week in Naples, Fla. AAMA is one of four associations that have come together [...]