Posts Tagged ‘ closure ’

Larson Manufacturing in Lake Mills, Iowa, to Close

Sep 22nd, 2022

Fortune Brands, the parent company of Larson Manufacturing, has announced the closure of the latter’s manufacturing plant located in Lake Mills, Iowa, with approximately 197 employees reportedly set to lose their jobs immediately or in the months to come. “Outdoors and Security announced on Tuesday, September 20, that they conducted a reduction in force impacting […]

84 Lumber Closures and Western Expansion

Jan 8th, 2020

Reports of 84 Lumber facilities closing have been increasing over the past few months, some with barely any notice according to sources in the area. Officials at 84 Lumber say the closures are the company’s efforts to improve efficiency. News stations and websites along the east coast have reported the closure of several of the […]

Marvin N.Y. Distribution Center Closing, Merging with Recently Acquired A.W. Hastings

Nov 1st, 2019

Officials have confirmed that Marvin Windows and Doors’ facility in Cortland, N.Y., will close at the end of 2019 due to the company’s recent acquisition of distributor A.W. Hastings and Co. The N.Y. operations will be moved to the A.W. Hastings base facility in Enfield, Conn. to “streamline operations in this region,” according to a […]

Two Window Companies Cut Back While Another Sees Progress

Oct 30th, 2019

There are signs of thinning among some door and window companies these days, as Jeld-Wen makes plans to close a facility in North Carolina and PGT Innovations cuts employees from several of its Florida operations. At the same time, one manufacturer, Quaker Windows and Doors, celebrates progress on a $63 million expansion. Jeld-Wen filed a […]

Sunrise to Close Kentucky Paragon Plant

Sep 9th, 2019

Officials for Sunrise Windows and Doors recently announced their decision to close the company’s Paragon facility in Louisville, Ky. Effective October 11 of this year, officials say the closure is a strategic business decision designed to increase the efficiency of future operations. “At this time, we have made the difficult decision to focus resources to […]

Fire Closes Masonite International’s Cut-Stock Facility in Stockton

Apr 29th, 2019

Masonite International Corp. announced last week that a fire at a neighboring facility, not related to the company, spread to one of its plants in Stockton, Calif. There were no reported injuries to Masonite employees, but the company’s facility was severely affected and is not expected to be restarted. The event arrives after the company […]

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