Posts Tagged ‘ Jeld-Wen ’

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 […]

JELD-WEN Exits Garage Door Business

Oct 17th, 2011

*+-JELD-WEN has confirmed to DWM magazine that it will exit the garage door business, but points out that garage doors account for about one-tenth of one percent of the company’s total sales. “After a thorough analysis we decided to focus our attention on our primary door and window products, including a number of new products […]

Onex Completes Investment in JELD-WEN

Oct 3rd, 2011

*+-The Onex Group and several partners have completed an $871 million investment in JELD-WEN Holding Inc., according to an announcement from the private equity firm. Onex now holds majority interest in the window manufacturing firm. The announcement comes after weeks of speculation about JELD-WEN’s fate and reports that the previously announced investment may not reach completion. […]

Jeld-Wen Says Onex Deal Still on Track

Sep 8th, 2011

*+-Jeld-Wen has been the subject of a fury of media reports this week as an Oregon newspaper suggested that the company may be forced to file for bankruptcy. The reason: the newspaper reported that the company was unable to sell $575 million in junk bonds which is necessary in order for its deal with Onex […]

Onex Ups its Investment in Jeld-Wen

Aug 2nd, 2011

*+-  Onex Corp. announced today that it has amended its previously announced agreement to invest in JELD-WEN Holding Inc. The company will now invest $864 million compared to the previously announced $675 million. The company also announced that upon final closing of Onex’s investment in JELD-WEN, Philip Orsino, Onex’s building products industrial partner, will be […]