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YKK AP America Inc. Celebrates 30 Years in the Architectural Products Industry

April 28, 2021

YKK AP America Inc. celebrates 30 years of growth, innovation, next generation manufacturing and partnership.

Egan/Interclad Enclose Complex Hotel Exterior in Metal and Glass

April 27, 2021

The Omni Viking Lakes Hotel in Eagan, Minn. is a new 320,000-square-foot, 320-room hotel that's part of the Viking Lakes mixed-use development project that includes the Twin Cities Orthopedic Performance Center for the Minnesota Vikings.

Material Costs Increases Hit the Industry

April 26, 2021

In March, the Associated General Contractors of America issued an inflation alert, responding to the construction industry’s “unprecedented mix of steeply rising materials prices, snarled supply chains, and staffing difficulties, combined with slumping demand that is keeping many contractors from passing on their added costs.” Those cost increases are hitting the glass industry.

Saint-Gobain Glass Invests in UK Glass Plant

April 23, 2021

Saint-Gobain Glass invested $41.5 million in its UK glass plant, located in Eggborough, East Yorkshire.

Vitro Architectural Glass Celebrates Commitment to Sustainability in Recognition of Earth Day

April 22, 2021

In observance of Earth Day, Vitro Architectural Glass is recognizing its growth as an environmentally-focused business and ongoing commitment to meeting the standards of sustainability certification programs through its introduction of new, sustainable products.

ABI March 2021 Sees Continued Rise in Billings

April 22, 2021

Business conditions at architecture firms continued their turnaround in March, according to the American Institute of Architects, with a strong ABI score of 55.6 for the month.

March Sees Increase in Construction Starts, But Rising Material Prices Threaten Recovery

April 22, 2021

Total construction starts rose 2 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $825.3 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. A solid gain in nonresidential building starts fueled the March gain.

Dodge Data & Analytics Announces Merger with The Blue Book Building & Construction Network

April 20, 2021

Dodge Data & Analytics and The Blue Book Building & Construction Network announced that they are combining their businesses in a merger. Dodge’s owner, Symphony Technology Group, a private equity firm focused exclusively on business-to-business data, software and analytics companies, facilitated the transaction.