Posts Tagged ‘ Pella Corporation ’

A Look at the Top Ten Stories From 2022

Dec 29th, 2022

Workplace incidents, shop closures, the impacts of the war in Ukraine and no shortage of lawsuits made for an exciting, yet at times solemn, year of news for [DWM] in 2022. Take a look at the top stories from the past year as 2023 approaches. 1. Worker Dies in Accident at Cardinal Glass Church Hill […]

Pella, Eastman, Others on Forbes’ Best-in-State List for Engineering

Aug 30th, 2022

Pella Corporation topped the list of Iowa companies on Forbes’ America’s Best-in-State Employers list for 2022, joining several other big door and window industry names, including PGT Innovations. Forbes indicates that it partnered with market research company Statista to compile the fourth annual list, which is divided into 51 rankings—one for each of the 50 […]

Pella Corp Recognized as a Best Workplace for Innovators in the U.S.

Aug 8th, 2022

Pella Corporation has been recognized by Fast Company as one of nine 2022 Best Workplaces for Innovators in the U.S. This is the second Fast Company innovation award of 2022 for Pella, following their earlier ranking of No. 8 Most Innovative Design Companies. Pella says it is the first in the window and door industry […]

Court Denies Pella Corporation’s Motion for Summary Judgment

May 17th, 2022

A motion for summary judgment from Pella Corporation, named by plaintiff Sophia Suleiman in a 2018 civil suit alleging a lack of safety features on its windows, has been denied by the Northern District of Indiana. The plaintiff alleges that windows installed at her Indiana residence did not have safety locks to prevent children from […]

FGIA Summer Conference to be Held Virtually

Apr 14th, 2022

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) announced that its 2022 Summer Conference will be held virtually instead of a hybrid event with options for participation both in-person in Montreal, Quebec, and online. The event dates remain unchanged, with the conference taking place Monday, June 6, through Thursday, June 9. The FGIA board of directors […]

Raising Awareness for Window Safety

Apr 8th, 2021

As they do each year, the door and window industry has put a spotlight on window falls during Window Safety Week, which takes place annually during the first full week of April. According to SafeKids Worldwide, an average of eight children age five and under die and more than 3,300 are injured each year from […]

WDMA Announces New Leadership Team

Mar 2nd, 2021

A new leadership team was installed at the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) Board of Directors meeting on February 26. The Board elected Steve Tourek of Marvin as the association’s 2021-2023 chair. Tourek replaces outgoing Chair Bob Lewis of Masonite International Corporation. “When I was last elected to serve as Board Chair, our industry […]

Bonelli Doors + Windows Moves Headquarters to Mesa, Ariz

Jan 19th, 2021

Bonelli Doors + Windows has selected Mesa, Ariz., as the location for its new manufacturing headquarters. The aluminum door and window designer and manufacturer will occupy an existing 50,000 square foot space where it will house the production of custom aluminum doors and windows. “Mesa is a great fit for Bonelli. With its low cost […]

Pella’s Lawsuit Against Apogee Terminated

Oct 31st, 2019

A lawsuit filed by Pella Corp. alleging that Apogee Enterprises failed to make payments for its June 2017 purchase of glazing systems manufacturer EFCO Corp. has been terminated. Pella originally filed the suit in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Iowa (Central Division) in July 2019. The suit was dismissed with prejudice […]

Pella Announces New Manufacturing Facility in North Carolina

May 10th, 2019

On Tuesday, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced that Pella Corp. selected Reidsville, N.C., to house its newest vinyl door and window manufacturing operation. The company is expected to invest $20 million into the project, which is also expected to create 124 new jobs in the region. Over the next 12 years, the operation is […]