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Builders’ Show Final Report; Strong Attendance and New Introductions

Jan 25th, 2016

ODL showed off its textured doorglass at the International Builders' Show.

The International Builders’ Show wrapped up last Thursday with reports of high attendance, busy booths and scores of new innovations. DWM offers its final report. Sam Steinberg of ClearView Screen Doors said his booth was busy during the show. “It’s been really good,” he said. “It’s all about contacting and networking.” And, of course, the […]

The Best of the Builders’ Show

Jan 22nd, 2016

Another International Builders’ Show is in the books, and many people hearkened back to the “good old days” to describe the show. You know, back in the day when housing starts were well more than a million and business was good all around. As new-home construction continues to climb toward that million mark, the aisles […]

Jeld-Wen to Acquire Australian Fenestration Company

Dec 23rd, 2015

Jeld-Wen has entered into an agreement to acquire Trend Windows & Doors, a leading manufacturer and supplier of doors and windows in Australia. Trend has a large network of manufacturing sites and showrooms across eastern Australia. It produces aluminum, timber and thermal energy-efficient doors and windows  under several brand names, including Trend, Synergy, Quantum, Quantum XP Windows, Crestlite (commercial), Trend thermAL Energy Efficiency, Thermashield, […]

Jeld-Wen Names a New President

Nov 17th, 2015

Jeld-Wen has appointed Mark A. Beck as the company’s president and chief executive officer, effective November 30. Kirk Hachigian, who is currently in these roles, will continue as executive chairman of the board. Hachigian and Beck will work closely together into the new year to facilitate a smooth management transition. Beck joins Jeld-Wen from Danaher Corporation, where […]

Jeld-Wen Buys LaCantina Doors

Oct 5th, 2015


Jeld-Wen continues its streak of acquisitions with the purchase of LaCantina Doors, a manufacturer of folding and multi-slide door systems based in Oceanside, Calif. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “With the booming popularity of folding and multi-slide door systems, the acquisition gives us additional resources, capacity and a leading brand in this growing segment of the market,” […]

Jeld-Wen Just Acquired Karona Inc.

Sep 10th, 2015

A Karona door.

Charlotte, N.C.-based Jeld-Wen just made its third acquisition in a month. This time, it bought Karona Inc., a manufacturer of stile and rail doors based in Caledonia, Mich. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Innovation and expanding our market leadership position are top priorities for us, very much in alignment with our mission to offer […]

Jeld-Wen Acquires Aneeta Window Systems

Sep 1st, 2015

Jeld-Wen has acquired Aneeta Window Systems, a manufacturer and supplier of sashless windows in Australia. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Aneeta Windows specializes in the manufacture of sashless windows, which feature two moving panes of counterbalanced glass without  a timber or aluminum sash frame surrounding the glass. Aneeta currently operates in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and […]

Jeld-Wen Supplies Doors, Windows for HGTV Dream Home 2016

Aug 26th, 2015

Jeld-Wen will provide all windows and interior and exterior doors for the HGTV Dream Home Giveaway 2016, the yearly contest in which one lucky winner receives  a custom-renovated home. The HGTV Dream Home 2016 is a 3,100-square-foot, three-bedroom, three-bathroom retreat that includes a pool and water views in Merritt Island, Fla. Last year, HGTV received more than 94 million […]

Jeld-Wen Acquires Norway-Based Dooria

Aug 10th, 2015

oslo downtown

In the middle of talk about a potential initial public offering (IPO), Charlotte, N.C.-based Jeld-Wen is expanding on its own, acquiring Oslo, Norway-based Dooria AS, one of the largest manufacturers of wooden doors in Scandinavia. Dooria is a major provider of residential and commercial doors in the Swedish and Norwegian markets. The 68-year-old company has three […]

A Jeld-Wen IPO: How Big Could It Go?

Aug 4th, 2015


A report that Jeld-Wen is considering an initial public offering (IPO) could extend a recent trend of major door and window companies taking their businesses public – and reaping big rewards in the stock market. The Wall Street Journal, citing “people familiar with the deal,” reported on Monday that the IPO would value the company at […]