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JELD-WEN Completes Acquisition of TREND Windows & Doors


February 1, 2016
By Business Wire News

CHARLOTTE, N.C.

JELD-WEN, the world’s largest manufacturer of windows and doors, has finalized its acquisition of TREND Windows & Doors in Australia. The announcement, on the heels of JELD-WEN’s stated intention to purchase TREND in late December, marks the company’s second Australian acquisition in recent months.

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TREND Windows (Photo: Business Wire)

TREND Windows (Photo: Business Wire)

“TREND Windows & Doors represents a strategic acquisition for us as we strengthen our market leading position in Australia,” said Peter Farmakis, executive vice president and president of JELD-WEN Australia. “This announcement represents our commitment to providing customers around the world with a broad and innovative product range. We are pleased to welcome TREND Windows & Doors to the JELD-WEN portfolio of products.”

TREND produces aluminum, timber and thermal energy-efficient windows and doors under a variety of brand names, including: Trend, Synergy, Quantum, Quantum XP Windows, Crestlite (commercial), Trend thermAL Energy Efficiency, Thermashield, SoundMizer, and Xtreme Bushfire Protection Windows & Doors.

Founded in 1968, TREND has an extensive manufacturing and showroom network across eastern Australia. The addition of TREND’s iconic brand name will expand JELD-WEN’s family of brands in Australia, which also includes Corinthian, Aneeta, Regency, Stegbar, Airlite, William Russell Doors, and JELD-WEN Glass.

The acquisition of TREND is the fifth transaction for JELD-WEN in recent months. Other acquisitions from JELD-WEN include: LaCantina Doors, a manufacturer of folding and multislide door systems based in California; Karona, a stile and rail wood door manufacturer from Michigan; Dooria, a leading provider of residential and commercial wood doors in the Swedish and Norwegian markets; and Aneeta, a manufacturer of sashless window systems in Australia.

About JELD-WEN

JELD-WEN — a leading global manufacturer of windows, doors, and treated composite trim and panels — operates in more than 20 countries, with half its revenue coming from outside the United States. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the company provides products that enhance the beauty and functionality of homes and commercial buildings. JELD-WEN’s full breadth of products have earned numerous awards and endorsements for dependability, innovation and excellence — providing solutions that deliver exceptional value for builders, architects and homeowners around the world. For more information, visit www.jeld-wen.com.

CMD on behalf of JELD-WEN
Stefanie Week, 503-488-4258
sweek@cmdagency.com
or
JELD-WEN Australia
Peter Farmakis, EVP & President, +61 2 9684 3400
peterfarmakis@jeld-wen.com.au