Posts Tagged ‘ Pella Corp. ’

Pella’s 2012 Pro Expos Underway

Jan 27th, 2012

Pella Corp. is again presenting THE PRO EXPO, which kicked off January 17, in Dallas. Designed to bring together local building industry professionals, the event will span across the United States and Canada. The theme, “It’s YOUR time …” reflects the building industry’s goal to help itself through a challenging market by equipping professionals with […]

Pella Aligns Employee Numbers with Business Projections

Nov 16th, 2011

Pella Corp. announced today that 198 people will lose their jobs as a result of the prolonged housing recession. The move will align the just-in-time manufacturer’s workforce size with business needs and projections for an ongoing weak outlook for construction activity, according to a company statement. “Low consumer confidence, tighter access to home loans, and […]

Housing Recession Causes Another Manufacturer to Close Plant

Oct 28th, 2011

Another major door and window manufacturer has announced the closing of one of its plants due to the housing recession—this time Pella Corp. The company announced that it will close its West Columbia, S.C., vinyl window manufacturing site, by the end of December 2011. The plant employs 147 people. “We consider plant closures and workforce […]

On Track: Pella Moves Toward Energy Saving Goals

Sep 22nd, 2011

Pella Corp. has taken a proactive stance toward energy management. The window manufacturer is working with C3, an energy and emissions management solutions provider, to identify or implement many projects and process improvements toward meeting its initial energy savings goals by using C3. With more than 20 energy providers, Pella realized that comprehensive energy management […]

Pella Corp. Receives Environmental Honors

Aug 9th, 2011

Pella Corp., in partnership with Vermeer Manufacturing and the City of Pella, earned a Governor’s Iowa Environmental Excellence Award in the Waste Management category for its annual electronic recycling event held in Pella, Iowa, each Earth Day. Pella was one of 20 Iowa organizations and businesses to receive an award, which recognizes comprehensive environmental programs […]

Pella Expands in Kentucky; to Create 75 New Jobs

May 18th, 2011

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear joined Pella Corp. today in announcing that the company will expand its Murray operations, located at 307 Pella Way. The expansion will create 75 new jobs for the community, according to Pella. “As demand for energy-efficient vinyl windows and patio doors produced in Murray grows, we look forward to expanding our […]