Jeld-Wen Plans $8M Investment in VPI Quality Windows Facility
May 4, 2021
Jeld-Wen Holding Inc. will open a new manufacturing facility in Statesville, North Carolina, to grow its VPI Quality Windows brand, which provides custom windows for multi-family and commercial applications. Jeld-Wen will invest approximately $8 million in the Statesville facility and expects it will create up to 235 new jobs at the plant, according to a news release.
“The VPI brand is highly respected in the industry and is an integral part of our growth strategy in North America. We expect to significantly grow our multi-family and commercial window business through this investment and our innovative and energy-efficient solutions,” says Daniel Castillo, president of Jeld-Wen North America.
In addition to opening the facility in Statesville, expected July 1, Jeld-Wen also announced a capacity expansion to its North Wilkesboro plant that will result in additional jobs by summer 2022. Jeld-Wen currently employs over 500 people in the state of North Carolina.
“North Carolina manufacturers that continue to invest in our state are confident in our ability to support their companies as they grow,” says North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper. “This announcement affirms the strength of our workforce, infrastructure and quality of life.”