Jeld-Wen to Lay Off 50 Corporate Staff

March 17, 2009

Jeld-Wen Windows & Doors will lay off about 50 people from its corporate administrative staff, according to an Associated Press report.

The Herald and News in Klamath Falls, Ore., where the manufacturer is headquartered, reported that the decision to its staff came in response to the recession and declining housing starts.  Jeld-Wen spokeswoman Teri Cline told the newspaper the company also is trying to cut expenses and squeeze out more efficiency.