Posts Tagged ‘ Bankruptcy ’

North America’s Largest Glass Recycler Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Dec 11th, 2023

A major recycler of windows and heavy laminated glass has filed for bankruptcy. Strategic Materials Inc. (SMI), North America’s largest glass recycler, filed for Chapter 11 protection last Monday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. SMI claimed around $432 million in debt liabilities. According to court filings, SMI’s $432 million […]

More Transportation Issues? One of Nation’s Largest Freight Carriers Shutters

Aug 3rd, 2023

The transportation of door and window-related products could face another obstacle following the news that Yellow, the third-largest less-than-truckload carrier by revenue, has ceased operations. The Teamsters Union announced this week that Yellow plans to file for bankruptcy after reorganization failures and issues refinancing more than a billion dollars in debt. News reports indicate that […]

Former Pella Employee Sues Over Biometric Data

Jul 27th, 2021

As some door and window companies require temperature checks amid the COVID-19 pandemic, one employee now alleges that the practice led to unlawful storage of biometric data. Brooks Olds was employed by Pella Corp. at its Macomb, Ill., location from November 11, 2019, to December 15, 2020. In a putative class action filed March 3, […]

Roland Boulanger Files for Bankruptcy

Nov 26th, 2019

Canadian wood mouldings and components manufacturer Roland Boulanger and Cie Ltee is confirmed to have filed for bankruptcy on November 8 according to a filing on the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB) for Canada’s website. According to the filing the total number of assets and the total number of liabilities of the company […]

Florida-Based Empire Window Files for Bankruptcy

Mar 15th, 2011

Empire Window Inc., based in Sanford, Fla., filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on March 2 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida. The company reports an estimate total liability of approximately $3.3 million. The company’s top unsecured creditors are Suntrust bank, with a $1.8 million claim; industry supplier […]