Posts Tagged ‘ Gorell Windows and Doors ’

The Sad Days Keep on Coming

Aug 10th, 2012

Back in February, on a Friday much like today, I learned that a vinyl window maker with a solid reputation in the business, Gorell Windows and Doors, was closing. It started with a tip that I wished were not true but it turned out it was. Fast-forward six months later and I find myself in […]

Soft-Lite President Divulges Further Details Regarding Gorell Purchase

Mar 22nd, 2012

When Soft-Lite announced in February that its subsidiary Soft-Lite-Gorell would purchase the assets of Gorell Windows and Doors, which had been placed into receivership, Soft-Lite’s president Roy Anderson was pretty quiet about the purchase—until now. The company announced further details this week regarding plans for Gorell and on Wednesday Anderson granted an interview with DWM […]

Gorell Windows and Doors Placed into Receivership

Feb 10th, 2012

Gorell Windows and Doors, with a plant in Indiana, Pa., and headquarters in North Carolina, has been placed into receivership. Margaret Good, the court-appointed receiver, with the Pittsburgh-based Meridian Group, confirmed the news to DWM magazine today.  There was an agreement between the secured creditors and the company, that as Gorell “has incurred significant losses,” […]

Window Manufacturer Reduces Lost Time Accidents by 60 Percent

Nov 1st, 2011

Gorell Windows and Doors, based in Indiana, Pa., says it has significantly lowered the number of OSHA recordable accidents its company experienced over the past year. The company reported 42 recordable accidents in 2010; so far this year it has just 17. This improved safety record (a 7.9 OSHA Incident Rating) has resulted in much […]

Senator Talks Manufacturing at Gorell Windows and Doors

Aug 10th, 2011

To help form his policy on manufacturing, U.S. Senator Robert Casey Jr., (D-Pa.) visited Gorell Windows & Doors’ manufacturing facility in Indiana, Pa. Casey, who was recently appointed as Chair of the Joint Economic Committee, wanted to talk to various manufacturing companies regarding their needs as an industry to help him form his policies. His […]