Posts Tagged ‘ Jeld-Wen ’

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 […]

$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 […]