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Architectural Billings Backslide in November

January 5, 2021

Architectural firm billings declined for the ninth consecutive month in November, according to the November Architectural Billings Index from the American Institute of Architects. The November ABI score of 46.3 for the month indicates that the pace of the billings decline accelerated from October.

Nonresidential Construction Grows 19% in November

January 5, 2021

Nonresidential construction starts increased 19 percent in November, while residential construction fell 7 percent and nonbuilding construction dropped 14 percent, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The gains in nonresidential aren’t enough to make up for steep declines throughout 2020. Through the first 11 months of 2020, the segment is down 25 percent.

CDC Releases Guidance on Vaccination Rollout

January 5, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control released guidance for federal state and local governments regarding the vaccine implementation against COVID-19. The guidance is based on recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, an independent panel of medical and public health experts.

Şişecam Gets Approval for its Anti-viral Coating

January 5, 2021

Şişecam completed the necessary official permission processes related to V-Block Technology, which neutralizes viruses and bacteria and was developed to support the battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

HEGLA UK to Transition Management Team in 2021

January 5, 2021

Hegla UK’s Managing Director Steve Goble will officially retire from managerial duties from January 2021, to become a consultant for the leading, specialist machinery manufacturer.

Q-railing to Open New Office and Warehouse in Orlando

January 5, 2021

Q-railing - USA will be opening a new office and warehouse in Orlando, Florida, at 3734 Mercy Star Ct., Suite 130 in January.

Glaston Corp. Specifies Outlook for Fourth Quarter 2020 Order Intake

January 4, 2021

In an official statement, Glaston Corp. officials said that, due to growing demand especially for heat treatment equipment, Glaston’s order intake for the fourth quarter of this year will exceed the level in the fourth quarter of 2019.

FGIA Market Studies Provide Consensus of Current Economic and Construction Forecasts, Input on Year-to-Date Shipments

January 4, 2021

FGIA released an additional updated industry market study in the FGIA Industry Update of the U.S. Market for Residential and Non-residential Windows, Doors and Skylights.

CRL Names Two New Senior Leaders

January 4, 2021

C.R. Laurence named two new senior leadership members.

GED Partners with Sparklike to Distribute IG Gas Analyzers

January 4, 2021

As of January 1, 2021, all sales of Sparklike products in the U.S., Canada and Mexico will be handled by GED.