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n e ws JELD-WEN Completes Acquisition of TREND Windows & Doors 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.” Recent acquisition in Australia supports the company’s global portfolio of products. JELD-WEN, the world’s largest manufacturer of windows and doors, has finalised 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. “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 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, Standard 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. For more information contact JELD-WEN Australia: Peter Farmakis, EVP & President, on 02 9684 3400 or MOTIF LABELS 11 Designs to choose from 50m rolls Industry standard designs SAVE 20% for AWA members Continuous MOTIF TO SATISFY AS1428.1 WHITE, SILVER, DUSTED & CUSTOM PROTECTS FROM order on-line CN00062 Autumn 2016 Windows Magazine 31