Posts Tagged ‘ Pella Corp. ’

Pella Corporation Helps Students in Solar Decathlon

Oct 8th, 2015

Sales and installation experts from Pella shared their time and expertise with students from Clemson University, University of Buffalo and The State University of New York who are building solar-powered houses for the seventh U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, which opened today at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, Calif. The company also donated energy-efficient doors and windows to the […]

J-Channel Industries Corp. Reaches Licensing Deal with Several Industry Companies

Sep 11th, 2014

ITUS Corp. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, J-Channel Industries Corp. (JCIC), has entered into licenses with Atrium Windows and Doors Inc., Pella Corp., Ply Gem Industries Inc. and Simonton Building Products Inc.—all in connection with JCIC’s patented J-Channel Window Frame Construction technology. The agreement resolves patent infringement lawsuits filed by JCIC in August 2013 […]

Door, Window and Glazing Cos. Named Energy Star Partners of the Year

Apr 4th, 2014

Several door-, window- and glazing-related companies have been named 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Streetsboro, Ohio-based Soft-Lite Windows was recognized for its contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing energy-efficient products and educating consumers about energy efficiency. Soft-Lite officials say the company’s innovative Energy Star achievements […]

Charles Farver to Retire as Chair of Pella Corp. Board

Nov 7th, 2013

Pictured from left: Charles (Charlie) Farver and Adam Farver.

The chair of Pella Corp.’s board of directors, Charles (Charlie) Farver, will transition from board leadership when Adam Farver advances into the role. Shareholders of the privately-held company have named Adam Farver to become board chair in 2015, succeeding his father. Adam Farver is planned to serve as the board’s vice-chair, starting in May of […]

Major Window Manufacturers Sued for Patent Infringement

Aug 8th, 2013


Seven major window manufacturers and two distributors had patent infringement lawsuits filed against them in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Northern Division yesterday. J-Channel Industries Corp., a subsidiary of CopyTele which develops and acquires patented technology, filed suit against Atrium Windows and Doors Inc., Elixir Industries Inc., Jeld-Wen Inc., Kinro […]

Pella Corp. Remembers J. Wayne Bevis, Former President and CEO

Jun 5th, 2013

Pella, Iowa-based Pella Corp. has announced the passing of former president and CEO J. Wayne Bevis on May 31. He was 79. Bevis joined Pella in 1972, later serving as president and CEO for 15 years from 1980 until he retired in 1995. “Wayne and his team built the foundation for the transformation for what […]

Pella Hosts Free Electronics Recycling

Apr 16th, 2013

Nearly 373,000 pounds of obsolete electronics have been recycled and kept out of local landfills since Pella Corp. started its Earth Day electronic recycling event in 2005. Pella and its eCycling partners are expanding the event in 2013 to include local businesses, in addition to residents. “This marks the first time a separate event is […]

Pella Corp Earns Energy Star® Partner of the Year

Mar 5th, 2013

Pella Corp. earned an Energy Star Partner of the Year 2013 award, presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) for manufacturing energy-efficient windows and educating consumers about them. “Pella is a longtime leader in designing and manufacturing energy-efficient vinyl, fiberglass and wood windows that help homeowners lower their […]

Pella Team Walks to Raise Money for Diabetes Research

Jan 29th, 2013

Employees from Pella Windows and Doors will put on their walking shoes to help raise money for diabetes research on Saturday February 16, by participating in the annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) walk. The Greater Iowa Walk to Cure Diabetes 2013 is often Iowa’s largest single-day fundraiser for a non-profit cause, and among the […]

Certain Plaintiffs in Pella Case Object to Proposed Settlement

Oct 5th, 2012

Certain plaintiffs in Saltzman vs. Pella, a class-action lawsuit involving Pella’s ProLine casement, awning and transom windows made in 2006 and earlier, are objecting to a proposed settlement filed in June. Pella and the plaintiff’s law firm filed the proposed settlement agreement in June in the federal district court in Chicago, and is pending court […]