Posts Tagged ‘ JELD-WEN Inc. ’

Court of Appeals Upholds Order for Jeld-Wen to Divest of Towanda Plant

Feb 22nd, 2021

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Court filed a decision last week, upholding an order for door and window manufacturer Jeld-Wen Inc. to divest of its Towanda, Pa.-based manufacturing plant. In an opinion filed Thursday, a panel of three judges upheld the original ruling, stemming from a trial-by-jury process in 2018, […]

Judge Says Transport Employee has Case Against Jeld-Wen for Negligence

Dec 22nd, 2020

A judge in Oregon cleared the way for a case against Jeld-Wen Inc. recently, by deeming that the defendant posted sufficient grounds for negligence. After a bundle containing 40 of the manufacturer’s windows fell on him while unloading a shipment, plaintiff Gary Groeneweg is suing the company over injuries. “Because defendant’s employees composed the bundles […]

Court Again Denies Motion by Jeld-Wen and Masonite to Redact Info on Pricing

Dec 15th, 2020

In class action lawsuits alleging they conspired to fix prices, defendants Jeld-Wen Inc. and Masonite Corp. asked the court to seal up evidence, arguing that information could harm them competitively going forward. That request was shot down last week by United States District Judge John A. Gibney Jr., who, in an opinion dated December 10, […]

Court Provides Preliminary Approval for Jeld-Wen/Masonite Class Action Suits

Oct 14th, 2020

A U.S. District Court granted preliminary approval last week for proposed agreements to settle class-action lawsuits against door manufacturers Jeld-Wen Inc. and Masonite Corp. The agreements were made public August 31, through filings made by both companies with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. According to an article published by the legal news provider Law360, […]

Masonite and Jeld-Wen Reach Settlement Agreements for Class Action Suits

Sep 9th, 2020

In filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, door manufacturers Jeld-Wen Inc. and Masonite Corp. announced they’ve entered agreements to settle class-action lawsuits. On August 31, both companies reached an agreement with Grubb Lumber Company and Philadelphia Reserve Supply Company, on their behalf and a class of direct purchasers of interior molded doors, agreeing […]

DOJ Set to Drop in on Jeld-Wen’s Hearing

May 26th, 2020

The Department of Justice (DOJ) plans to drop in at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Va., this Friday, taking the mic for a brief five-minute advisement period amid a remote hearing. After the court set two tentative dates for oral arguments in an appeals case filed by Jeld-Wen Inc., […]

Happy New Year and a Look at the Top Stories of 2019

Dec 30th, 2019

It’s been an exciting year for door and window companies, making headlines for closures, company changes and litigation. As 2019 comes to a close, let’s look back on some of the most-read stories in the industry over the past year. Vista Window Company Closes— In January, Ohio-based Vista Window Company closed its operations in the […]

Jeld-Wen Must Pay Another $7M to Steves in Antitrust Litigation

Nov 25th, 2019

On November 19, a Virginia court judge issued an order in favor of door manufacturer Steves and Sons’ (Steves) motion for further relief requiring defendant Jeld-Wen to pay an additional $7 million on top of the amount Steves already won in a February 2018 verdict. Judge Robert E. Payne released a memorandum of opinion agreeing […]

Price-Fixing Claims Against Door Skins Manufacturers Carry Weight but Lack Timing Judge Says

Sep 25th, 2019

A Virginia federal judge granted in part and denied in part a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against two prominent interior molded door companies for allegations that they conspired to hike product prices. Masonite Corp. and Jeld-Wen Inc. failed in their attempt to fully convince the court that arguments posted by two groups of plaintiffs’ […]

Jeld-Wen Presents Q1 Earnings and 2019 Outlook

May 8th, 2019

Jeld-Wen Holdings Inc. announced its first quarter earnings Tuesday—including a 6.8% increase in net revenues related to the company’s recent acquisition of VPI Quality Windows. Results are consistent with the company’s expectations, said Jeld-Wen president and CEO Gary Michel, adding that the company is “on track to deliver revenue growth and accelerate core margin expansion” […]

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