Posts Tagged ‘ Jeld-Wen ’

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 […]

One Plant Closes, Another One Opens

Jan 13th, 2012

While Jeld-Wen announced the closing of its Cheyenne, Wyo., plant back in October, the window maker announced today that it is opening a new door-facings production facility in Winn Parish, La. The facility is scheduled for start-up in the fourth quarter of 2012 and is expected to employ at least 75 people in its first […]

Window Company Recognized for Safety Efforts; Reduces Workers Comp Claims

Nov 21st, 2011

JELD-WEN was recognized recently for its safety efforts, including the fact that it has reduced its annual workers’ compensation injuries since 2002 in the United States by 80 percent. The company was presented with the 2011 Theodore Roosevelt Workers’ Compensation and Disability Management Award (“Teddy Award”) on November 9 at the National Workers’ Compensation and […]

Jeld-Wen to Close Cheyenne Plant

Oct 21st, 2011

Jeld-Wen announced that it is consolidating its Cheyenne, Wyo., window plant with other manufacturing operations. The company’s approximately 112 employees have been given two months’ notice of the closure. “2011 has been another challenging year for the window and door industry because of the extreme downturn in new construction,” according to a Jeld-Wen statement. “The […]