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How Will Coronavirus Affect Manufacturing and Construction?

Now that cases of coronavirus have increased across the country, and cities and states have instituted more extreme measures to control the spread, the construction and manufacturing sectors could be in for more serious disruptions. Some reports from across the industry:

Opportunities in 2020 and Beyond

As a business owner or manager, what opportunities do you see in 2020 and beyond for your company and employees? Have you thought how new workers/markets/procedures, or new/updated technology, including machines and software, can help your company meet your 2020 and beyond goals? Have you thought…

Vitro Architectural Glass Publishes New Glass Catalog

Vitro Architectural Glass published its largest-ever and most comprehensive glass catalog. The 40-page booklet was designed and written with input from a panel of architects.

Graboyes Commercial Announces Revised Company Name, Promotions

Graboyes Commercial Window and Glass Solutions, formerly Graboyes Commercial Window Co., announced its new name and several promotions.

New Corporate HQ to Feature Crawford-Tracey Curtain Wall

Medical device manufacturer Arthrex Inc.’s new corporate headquarters is on the cusp of completion after two years of development, say officials at Crawford-Tracey Corp; the company provided its high-performance Pro-Tech glazing systems for the entire Arthrex expansion project.

Petersen Adds Rep for US Pacific Islands

Petersen hired representation to service U.S. islands in the Pacific Ocean. The firm Building Enclosure Specialist Team Hawaii will support architects, installing contractors and others involved in the specification and installation of exterior metal cladding products on all Hawaiian islands and…

Construction Starts Fall 21 Percent in December

Total construction starts in the final month of 2019 dropped 21 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $800.4 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

New Quanex CEO George Wilson Rings NYSE Opening Bell

Quanex Building Products’ CEO George Wilson rang the New York Stock Exchange opening bell on Thursday, Jan. 16. Wilson was named Quanex’s president and CEO in December.

Mainstreet Computers Acquires Utah-Based Software Provider

Mainstreet Computers, a subsidiary of Convenient Payments Holding, acquired Dialmark LLC, a Sandy, Utah-based provider of business software to the auto and flat glass industries.

Saint-Gobain Completes Divestment of its Construction Glass Business in South Korea

Saint-Gobain completed the sale of Hankuk Glass Industries, the company’s construction glass activity in South Korea, to Glenwood Private Equity on Dec. 19, 2019.