Masonite Corporation, et al.
In re Masonite Corporation, et al., Case No. 09-10844 (PJW) Jointly Administered
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware ( )
General Information: On March 16, 2009, the Debtors filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code (the "Bankruptcy Code"). The Sixteen Cases are jointly administered under Case No. 09-10844 (collectively, the "Bankruptcy Cases"). The Bankruptcy Cases are pending before the Honorable Peter J. Walsh in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
Pursuant to the Bankruptcy Code (specifically including, but not limited to, 11 U.S.C. ยง 362), a debtor is afforded certain protection against its creditors; the Bankruptcy Code prohibits creditors from taking certain actions related to debts that may have been owing prior to the commencement of the Bankruptcy Cases. If you believe that you might be a creditor of the Debtors based upon debts arising prior to March 16, 2009, and you are considering taking action based upon your status as a creditor, you may wish to seek legal advice. The staff of the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court and the staff of Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC are not permitted to give legal advice.
Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA): On March 16, 2009, select Canadian subsidiaries obtained an Order under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act in Canada. For more information, please visit Ernst & Young Inc. Restructuring Information.
Important Dates, Deadlines & Documents: Some dates, deadlines and documents in the Debtors' Bankruptcy Cases that may be relevant to interested parties are set forth below:
Debtors' Chapter 11 Petition Date PDFs of Voluntary Petitions
March 16, 2009
Confirmation Hearing PDF of Notice of Confirmation Hearing
May 29, 2009
(9:30 a.m. ET)
Effective Date of Joint Plan of Reorganization PDF of Notice of Effective Date
June 9, 2009
Deadline to Submit Proof(s) of Claim PDF of Notice of Bar Date
July 6, 2009
(5:00 p.m. ET)
Deadline to Submit Administrative Proof(s) of Claim PDF of Notice of Administrative Bar Date
July 24, 2009
Deadline to Submit Governmental Proof(s) of Claim PDF of Notice of Bar Date
September 13, 2009
(5:00 p.m. ET)
Final Decree Closing Certain Chapter 11 Cases PDF of Final Decree Closing Certain Cases
November 19, 2009
Meeting of Creditors: The meeting of creditors pursuant to section 341 of the Bankruptcy Code (the "Meeting of Creditors") occurred on May 7, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. ET at the location below:

J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building
844 King Street
2nd Floor, Room 2112
Wilmington, DE 19801

Rule 9001(5) of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure requires that a representative of the Debtors appear at the meeting of creditors for the purpose of being examined under oath by a representative of the Office of the United States Trustee and by any interested parties that attend the meeting. Creditors are welcome, but not required, to attend the meeting. The Meeting of Creditors may be continued or adjourned by notice at the meeting, without further written notice to creditors.
Parties and Addresses:
Court Address
United States Bankruptcy Court
District of Delaware
824 Market Street, 3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801
T: (302) 252-2900
Location to File Proof(s) of Claim
Masonite Claims Processing
c/o Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC
2335 Alaska Avenue
El Segundo, CA 90245
T: (888) 830-4646

Please file proof(s) of claim, if any, via U.S. mail or other hand-delivery system. Facsimile and other electronic delivery methods are not acceptable. You must file an originally executed proof of claim. If you would like a copy of your claim returned to you as proof of receipt, please enclose an additional copy and a self-addressed postage-paid envelope.
Attorneys' Addresses
Co-Counsel to the Debtors
Daniel J. DeFranceschi, Esq
Jason M. Madron, Esq
Katisha D. Fortune, Esq
Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.
One Rodney Square
920 North King Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
T: (302) 651-7700
F: (302) 651-7701
Counsel to the Debtors
Richard M. Cieri, Esq
Jonathan S. Henes, Esq
Christopher J. Marcus, Esq
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
601 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
T: (212) 446-4800
F: (212) 446-4900
Counsel to the Debtors
Chad J. Husnick, Esq
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
300 North LaSalle
Chicago, IL 60654
T: (312) 862-2000
F: (312) 862-2200
Office of the United States Trustee
844 King Street, Room 2207
Lockbox #35
Wilmington, DE 19899-0035
T: 302-573-6491
F: 302-573-6497
Additional Links:
For more information, please visit the Masonite Corporation website at
Note: Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC ("KCC") maintains this website at the direction of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Richards Layton & Finger, P.A., counsel for the Debtors. KCC maintains this website for the public's convenience and, while KCC makes every attempt to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein, this website is not the website of the United States Bankruptcy Court and does not contain the complete, official record of the Bankruptcy Court. All documents filed with the Court are available for inspection at the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware.
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