The Schield Family Cos.*
Headquarters: Medford, WI
Product Lines: Vinyl windows, wood windows, steel and fiberglass entry doors, shutters.
2012 Top 100 Sales Range Category: $200 Million to $300 Million
General Information: The Schield Family Cos. include Weather Shield Manufacturing, SNE Enterprises and Peachtree Doors, which together produce windows and patio doors under the Weather Shield, Peachtree, Visions and Crestline brand names. Based in Medford, Wis, the companies operate manufacturing facilities in Medford, Ladysmith and Park Falls, Wis. Continuing to struggle with the economic downturn, the company recently announced it would close its 660,000-square-foot plant in Mosinee. It also recently closed a plant in Logan, Utah. In 2008, the company closed a one-time Peachtree plant in Douglasville, Ga., with patio and entry door production moved to Park Falls. Also closed since the housing downturn began was a one-time SNE plant located in Huntington, W. Va. Recent activity includes development of products with superior energy efficiency, including a fiberglass-clad wood window line and Zo-e-shield high performance glass packages.
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