Posts Tagged ‘ Jeld-Wen ’

Ian Hits Florida as Hurricane, Tropical-Storm Downgrade Not Forecast to Last

Sep 29th, 2022

Wind speeds near 150 mph were recorded when the eye of Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Ian is forecast to move into the central part of the state and beyond late Thursday, Sept. 29, and door and window operations are doing what they can to prepare for and weather the […]

‘Opportunity for the Future’ of Residential Construction

Sep 12th, 2022

Many companies, including JELD-WEN with its Women’s Network, are taking note of the opportunities available by increasing the number of women in the workforce. Faced with labor shortages, it’s no secret that the industry is looking to bolster its workforce by tapping into a previously untapped employee market. The National Association of Home Builders kicked […]

Labor Assessment: Women in Fenestration

May 23rd, 2022

The following is an excerpt from an expansive article on Women in Fenestration, included in the company’s May/June issue. Statistics show that women actively avoid male-dominated industries. According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, in the U.S., only 6.5% of women worked full-time in male-dominated occupations in 2020. Now, with the influence of COVID-19, […]

Jeld-Wen, Steves and Sons Working on Long-term Supply Agreement

May 19th, 2022

Judge Robert Payne of the Eastern District of Virginia has granted a joint proposal for a long-term supply agreement with respect to Steves and Sons Inc. and Jeld-Wen, and the five-year legal battle between the two companies. On Monday, May 16, the court modified a divestiture order that came out of a private merger challenge […]

Jeld-Wen Experiences Revenue Growth, Impacts of Inflation

May 3rd, 2022

Jeld-Wen reports seven consecutive quarters of core revenue growth along with a 7.2% increase in net revenue from the same time last year. However, the company noted in its first-quarter results for 2022 a $26 million decrease in net income from one year prior, primarily resulting from inflation. Net revenue increased by 7.2% to $1,171.0 […]

Earth Day: More Than a 24-Hour Cycle

Apr 22nd, 2022

While individuals clean their neighborhoods and plant trees for the 52nd anniversary of Earth Day, many glass and window companies within the industry have already adopted the mindset that effectively observing the annual event requires more dedication than one day of attention allows. “Invest In Our Planet™” is the theme for Earth Day 2022, which […]

Steves and Sons Opposes Buyer in Court-Ordered Jeld-Wen Plant Sale

Mar 28th, 2022

The lawsuit between Steves and Sons Inc. and Jeld-Wen continues with Steves and Sons filing an objection to the report and recommendation for the sale of Jeld-Wen’s Towanda, Pa.-manufacturing plant. Lawyers for Steves and Sons did not mince words, opening the objection with the statement that, “Steves and Sons, Inc. didn’t fight this battle for […]

JELD-WEN Executive Wins National Recognition for Women in Manufacturing

Mar 7th, 2022

JELD-WEN’s Bonnie Davis will take the stage next month in Washington, D.C. where she will receive the Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Award, which honors women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers – from the factory floor to the C-Suite. Davis is one of 100 women nationwide to be honored by the […]

The International Builders’ Show: Who’s Going and What you Need to Know

Jan 24th, 2022

As with any trade show taking place amid COVID-19, or at any time for that matter, it’s hard to predict what attendance numbers will look like. But one thing is certain: show organizers and exhibitors are ready to come back after an online-only event in 2021. Despite the circumstances, the International Builders’ Show returns to […]

JELD-WEN Celebrates Opening of VPI Windows Plant

Jan 13th, 2022

JELD-WEN celebrated the grand opening of its new VPI Quality Windows manufacturing plant this week by announcing it is adding a second shift ahead of schedule, creating approximately 20 new jobs. JELD-WEN announced in May 2021 that it would invest $8 million in Statesville to establish the new production facility, with an annual payroll impact […]

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