Posts Tagged ‘ Pella ’

J.D. Power Satisfaction Survey: A Strong Brand Image Pays Off

Jul 14th, 2015

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The J.D. Power 2015 Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction Study shows that most homeowners like to purchase fenestration products with as little outside input as possible – but manufacturers with strong brands who reach customers directly can make the buying experience much more satisfying for them. A total of 66 percent of customers indicate that […]

Pella Opens a New Door

Jul 9th, 2015

Pella recently announced that the company will begin offering overhead doors, along with their traditional window, patio and entry door products. Pella isn’t the first major window manufacturer to enter the garage-door fray. When we first began to focus on the door and window industry in 2006, Jeld-Wen offered a complete line of garage doors. It was […]

Pella Expands to Offer Garage Doors

Jun 16th, 2015

After years of supplying the residential door and window market, Pella is stepping into new territory. The Pella, Iowa-based company will now offer more than 300 styles of garage doors, available at Lowe’s and select independent dealers. “By extending our brand to include garage doors, we now offer our customers even more options,” says Stan […]

Pella Elects New Chairperson for Board of Directors

May 19th, 2015

Adam Farver has been elected to lead Pella Corp.’s board of directors. He succeeds his father, Charles Farver, who has served in similar roles since 1992. “Pella Corporation is indebted to Charlie, who will continue to serve on the board as director and chair emeritus, for his 36 years and counting of service and leadership,” […]

Pella Corporation to Acquire Luxury Fenestration Fabricator

Apr 20th, 2015

Grabill's doors and windows are on the high-end side, a market sector Pella wants to penetrate more.

After being family owned for almost 30 years, Grabill Windows and Doors now has a new owner. Pella Corp., a major manufacturer of doors and windows, has announced its plan to acquire the Almont, Mich.-based company, which manufactures designer and custom luxury fenestration. Formerly known as Grabill Inc., the company will now be known as […]

Pella Shenandoah Operations Achieves Energy Star® Challenge for Industry

Oct 9th, 2014

Pella Corp.’s manufacturing plant in Shenandoah, Iowa, has achieved the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star Challenge for Industry. To earn the honor, the facility reduced its energy intensity by 12.4 percent in one year, saving 4,600 British thermal units in 2013. The facility reduced its energy intensity by improving lighting, building and system […]

Window World Ranks Highest in Overall Satisfaction in J.D. Power Study

Jun 11th, 2014

For a second consecutive year, Window World has ranked highest in overall customer satisfaction with patio doors and windows, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction StudySM released today. Now in its eighth year, the study measures satisfaction among customers who purchased windows or patio doors based on performance in five […]

J.D. Power Window Survey: Customers Hold the Brand Responsible

Jun 12th, 2013

Whether manufacturers have direct interactions with their customers or whether they depend on a dealer base, customers ultimately hold the brand responsible for their satisfaction, according to the J.D. Power & Associates 2013 Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction Study released today. Now in its seventh year, the study measures satisfaction among customers who purchased new […]

“Innovative” Thoughts from AAMA

Feb 26th, 2013

This week I am attending the annual meeting of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and one of the key themes was innovation. For the full presentations on this topic click here but here are some additional observations.When Robert Tucker encouraged companies to focus on innovative products and systems he reminded them to not stop […]

Holiday “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” to feature Pella® Products

Dec 7th, 2012

On Monday, Dec. 10, a special Christmas episode of ABC television network’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” (EMHE) includes energy-efficient products Pella Windows and Doors donated for the project. The two-hour holiday episode will air at 8 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Central on ABC-TV. The makeover of a home in Lincolnton, N.C., features 32 Pella wood windows […]