Posts Tagged ‘ Masonite ’

CES 2022 Features Some Very Smart Doors

Jan 11th, 2022

CES 2022 took place last week in Las Vegas, and while reports show lower attendance than previous years due to COVID-19, a few players in the door hardware space, and glass, still came armed with their latest innovations. The annual event is one that unveils the newest consumer electronic technology. The biggest introduction came from […]

Door and Window Companies Commemorate Veterans Day—Some With Donations, Others With Jobs

Nov 11th, 2021

With around 19 million veterans in the U.S., door and window companies pause each year to commemorate their service—some through jobs and skill-building programs, commemorative activities or donations. Others choose to lend a helping hand. Officials for Window World say their company regularly volunteers its corporate jet for Veterans Airlift Command, which provides free air […]

Masonite Holds Ribbon Cutting on New Headquarters

Nov 11th, 2021

Masonite hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its corporate headquarters building in the Ybor City area of Tampa, Fla., last week. The building was completed in early 2020, and Masonite employees began working on site on a full time, flexible basis in the summer of 2021. The 56,000 square-foot facility is known to Masonite employees as […]

At WMA, Smaller Numbers Were No Deterrent From Doing Business

Oct 7th, 2021

“We’re here.” That was the message from World Millwork Alliance president and CEO Rosalie Leone this week, as the association proceeded—in person—with its annual trade show. After sitting out a year and proceeding with a virtual platform in 2020, “Two years is just too long,” Leone declared. While the event failed to gather as many […]

Masonite Reports an “Exceptional Year”

Feb 26th, 2021

“We are extremely pleased with our performance in the fourth quarter and our strong finish to what has been an exceptional year,” said Masonite president and CEO Howard Heckes when announcing the company’s 2020 fourth quarter and full year financial results. The numbers bear this out as net sales increased 16% to $619 million versus […]

Fenestration Companies Named by Forbes as Best Large Employers

Feb 12th, 2021

Andersen Corp., Pella Corp., Masonite and Fortune Brands (which includes Therma-Tru, Larson and Fypon), are among the top door and window related companies named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best Large Employers for 2021, which was released this week. Five hundred large employers that received the most recommendations made the cut from 50,000 employees in […]

Top Interests in 2020 Included News of Closings and Legal Matters

Dec 30th, 2020

Top 5 Stories of 2020 1: Thermal Windows and Doors Succumbs to Financial Effects of Coronavirus 2: Pella Slapped With $9 Million Lawsuit Claiming Fraudulent Inducement 3: Lawsuit Alleges Pella Architect Series Windows Were Defective 4: Masonite and Jeld-Wen Reach Settlement Agreements for Class-Action Suits 5: Abrupt Closure at Semco Leaves 141 Jobless As each […]

World Millwork Alliance: Next Week’s Lineup

Oct 1st, 2020

With COVID-19 hanging over the door, window and millwork industries, World Millwork Alliance aims to refresh its members’ strategies for the months ahead. Amid a juxtaposition between slow supply chains and increased demands, the Alliance’s upcoming conference is peppered with topics such as “Navigating Through the Pandemic” and “Recession-Proof Selling Skills.” It’s been a blessing […]

WMA Goes All In With Virtual Conference

Sep 21st, 2020

If you’ve ever been to a World Millwork Alliance convention, then chances are you’re familiar with the event’s ability to pack rooms with the sounds of networking. (In 2019, the event’s keynote session was wall-to-wall with standing room only.) These days, those connections will take place remotely, and the industry alliance will proceed in October—despite […]

Two Major Industry Players Report Expected Drops but Remain “Pleased” with Second Quarter

Aug 5th, 2020

With second quarter financials released by many of the industry’s players, Masonite and Jeld-Wen were the latest to release their results this week. CEOs of both organizations addressed how COVID-19 impacted operations. At Masonite, net sales decreased 11% to $500 million in the second quarter versus $563 million in the second quarter of 2019, due […]

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