American door manufacturer Jeld-Wen acquires Dooria

Published:  10 August, 2015

Jeld-Wen has announced its acquisition of Dooria A/S, Scandinavian manufacturer of wooden doors and provider of domestic and commercial doors in Sweden and Norway.

Dooria, headquartered in Oslo, Norway, has three door manufacturing locations in Sweden and employs approximately 200 people. The company offers interior and exterior doors in a variety of styles.

The company will become part of American manufacturer Jeld-Wen’s North European business unit, which has 17 sales and production units in seven countries. The acquisition adds to the more than $1 billion in business that JELD-WEN currently has in Europe.

“This acquisition is aligned with our mission to grow and expand our door and window manufacturing capabilities in Europe,” said Kirk Hachigian, Jeld-Wen president and chief executive officer.

“We welcome Dooria into the Jeld-Wen family and look forward to leveraging our combined operations to strengthen our commitment to customers in the Scandinavian region.”

Jeld-Wen operates in more than 20 countries generating $3.5 billion in revenue, half of which comes from outside the United States.

It has five factories in the UK, with a head office and door production facility in Sheffield, three factories in Melton Mowbray and one in Penrith, the manufacturer employs approximately 1200 staff.

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