Today’s News for 02 May 2013

Construction Employment Increases in 30 States from February to March

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A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that construction employment rose in 30 states from February 2013 to March 2013. The largest increase was seen in Connecticut, where those employed in construction rose from 50,700 to 53,600—an … Continue reading

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Truth to be Sold to Amesbury Parent

Melrose Industries Plc, a London-based acquisition company, announced that it has signed a conditional agreement for the sale of Truth Hardware to Tyman Plc for a total consideration of $200 million, or 129 million pounds, payable in cash on completion. … Continue reading

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Vetrotech Adds Distributor for Oklahoma and Arkansas

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain has hired Advanced Architectural Products (AAP) to serve as its independent sales representative for the states of Oklahoma and Arkansas. Tim Cooper is the main contact for AAP. Cooper has nearly 30 years of experience in the architectural … Continue reading

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Eastman Releases First-Quarter Financial Results

Kingsport, Tenn.-based Eastman Chemical Co. recently released its earnings report for the first quarter of 2013 (Q1). According to the report, sales revenue for Q1 was $2.3 billion, a 27-percent increase compared with the first quarter of 2012. Q1 included … Continue reading

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AAMA Announces Extension of NAFS Certification

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) announced the release of an interim procedural guide that will provide a documented, optional process to extend current, unexpired AAMA product certification to any edition of AAMA/WDMA(/CSA) 101/I.S.2(/A440), North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, … Continue reading

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