Posts Tagged ‘ antitrust ’

Supply Chain and Pricing Shifts Take Top Spots in [DWM]’s Most Read Stories of the Year

Dec 28th, 2021

It’s no surprise that when [DWM] editors looked at web stats to gather its top five stories of the year that supply chain issues—lumber specifically—were among the most read. Perhaps surprising, however, was that a [DWM] blog was the number one story. Then again, when you look at the topic (pricing) the surprise wanes a […]

Jeld-Wen Forced to Undo Doorskins Rationing for Steves

Apr 14th, 2020

A decision by Jeld-Wen to ration doorskins in 2019 has come back to bite the company amid the already trying times of COVID-19. The door and window manufacturer announced March 30 that it would suspend operations at some locations due to the impacts of the virus. In the meantime, Senior U.S. District Judge Robert E. […]

Judge Denies Jeld-Wen’s Motion to Overturn Antitrust Verdict

Mar 29th, 2019

The latest moves in a legal battle between door manufacturers Jeld-Wen and Steves and Sons Inc. (Steves) reached yet another conclusion this month, when a federal judge denied Jeld-Wen’s motion to overturn an antitrust verdict. Steves was awarded $58.6 million in February 2018, after a federal court ruled that Jeld-Wen was overcharging the company for molded […]

Order for Jeld-Wen to Divest Towanda Plant Upheld

Dec 18th, 2018

After a lengthy legal battle between door manufacturers Jeld-Wen and Steves and Sons Inc. (Steves), December 15, Federal Judge Robert E. Payne issued a final judgment, ordering that Jeld-Wen divest its Towanda, Pa.-based manufacturing plant. A court appointed “special master” will oversee the divestiture and sale of the plant. On October 5, 2018, court deliberations […]

Court Orders Jeld-Wen to Divest Towanda Over Issues of Antitrust

Oct 10th, 2018

A court ruling brought a more than year-long legal battle between door manufacturers Jeld-Wen and Steves and Sons Inc. (Steves) to a close October 5, following a trial-by-jury process finding that Jeld-Wen’s acquisition of Craftmaster International (CMI) violated antitrust provisions. A three-day evidentiary hearing followed and, according to a court-published document, the motion by Steves […]

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