Posts Tagged ‘ Steves and Sons ’

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 to Proceed With Divestiture of Towanda, Forgoes Appeal

Aug 4th, 2021

Jeld-Wen Inc. signaled the end of a years-long legal battle this week, by revealing in the statements for its latest earnings report that the company will forgo any further appeal of a court order requiring divesture of one of its plants. In June 2016, San Antonio-based door maker Steves and Sons (Steves) filed a lawsuit […]

Jeld-Wen Files Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim

Apr 20th, 2020

Jeld-Wen recently filed a motion to dismiss Steves and Sons Inc. (Steves) antitrust and tortious interference claims in its ongoing legal battle. According to Jeld-Wen, “this case is a breach of contract case and nothing more.” For nearly four years, “Steves and Jeld-Wen litigated a wide-ranging dispute that generated multiple jury verdicts, numerous final decisions, […]

Steves and Sons Inc. Files New Antitrust Lawsuit Against Jeld-Wen

Feb 18th, 2020

February 14, 2020, wasn’t just Valentine’s Day across the country, but the day that door manufacturer Steves and Sons Inc. (Steves) filed a new antitrust lawsuit against Jeld-Wen Inc. (Jeld-Wen). The case is just one of many legal battles waged between the two door manufacturers in recent years. According to court documents, a Federal Court […]

Jeld-Wen Continues Battle with Steves and Sons

Feb 6th, 2020

The ongoing legal battle between Jeld-Wen and Steves and Sons (Steves) shows no signs of slowing down, as several updates have surfaced in the case. Since November 2019, Jeld-Wen has not only filed an appeal, but also a response to a motion for clarification. According to court documents, the door and window manufacturer asked the […]

Closing the Door on the Decade and Opening a Window to the Next

Jan 13th, 2020

The new year is officially here and as the door and window industry ramps up for a brand new decade, [DWM] took the time to grab the top stories from the past ten years and learn what those in the industry predict for the next ten. Reflecting on the past and looking to the future, […]

What Machines Must Do to Fill Manufacturing Gaps

Oct 15th, 2019

Between labor shortages, tightening performance requirements and a trend toward larger (and larger) products—to suggest that the climate has changed for door and window manufacturers is an understatement. Meanwhile, with advancements in automation, machinery companies have looked to help out with those and other issues (or to capitalize on them, depending on how you choose […]

Jeld-Wen Trade-Secret Litigation Shut Down Amid Ongoing Disputes

Aug 20th, 2019

The lengthy legal dispute between door makers Jeld-Wen and Steves and Sons Inc. (Steves) revealed another development last week when Senior U.S. District Judge Robert E. Payne filed a memorandum of opinion Friday, shutting down Jeld-Wen’s attempts to file a trade secrets claim against Steves in San Antonio state district court. Judge Payne banned Jeld-Wen […]

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 […]

Jeld Wen Takes a Hit in 3Q, but Sees Increases in Net Revenue

Nov 7th, 2018

Jeld-Wen Holding Inc. recently released its third quarter (3Q) results and affirmed a 2018 outlook, including impacts from a recently ended court battle with fellow door and window manufacturer Steves and Sons. In mid-October, the company previously stated that it expected to spend more than $75 million in associated 3Q legal fees. Recent results affirm […]

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