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Construction Unemployment Up in January

The unemployment rate across all U.S. industries ticked down slightly in January but wasn’t helped by construction. The construction industry’s rate rose to 8.5 percent in January, the highest level since March of 2015, according to an analysis of U.S. … Continue reading

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Spending Down Again in December

Nonresidential construction spending dipped for the second month in a row in December, according to Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. The month saw a 0.4-percent decline, as spending totaled $681.2 billion on a seasonally … Continue reading

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Glass TEXpo™ Show Floor Almost Sold Out

If you’re considering exhibiting at this year’s Glass TEXpo™, don’t wait and miss your chance to reach current and potential customers throughout the Southwestern U.S. and beyond. The show floor is almost sold out; don’t waste any more time! Exhibiting … Continue reading

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C.R. Laurence Australia Acquires Glass and Glazing Hardware

C.R. Laurence Australia Pty Ltd. (CRL), a supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing and construction industries, among others, announced the acquisition of the operating assets of Neil Bennett and Company PtyLtd. The company is known as Glass and Glazing Hardware … Continue reading

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Registration Open for Glass Expo Pacific Northwest™ ’16

Online registration for Glass Expo Pacific Northwest™ (GEPN) ’16 is now open. This year’s event will be held June 2-3 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Bellevue (suburban Seattle), Wash. GEPN is co-sponsored by USGlass magazine, Architects’ Guide to Glass … Continue reading

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New Year, New Exhibitors

Still on the fence about exhibiting and showcasing your architectural glass products and services at Glass TEXpo™ ’16? Join the Texas Glass Association (TGA), USGlass magazine and USGNN.com™ in being a part of Glass TEXpo ’16 and build your customer … Continue reading

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Alumax Joins Glass TEXpo™ ’16 Exhibitor Lineup

Alumax Bath Enclosures by Sapa is set to exhibit at Glass TEXpo™ ’16, a two-day architectural glass event to be held April 8-9, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio and Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. The … Continue reading

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Quanex Names Daniel Marston Territory Sales Manager

Quanex Building Products has appointed Daniel Marston as territory sales manager for its North Central territory. Prior to joining Quanex, Marston spent 30 years with JELD-WEN where he held several roles, including vice president of operations, coordinating group manager, general … Continue reading

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Pulp Studio to Move, Combine Multiple Operations

Los Angeles-based manufacturer Pulp Studio announced it has purchased a 225,000 square-foot property in Gardena, Calif., to consolidate under one roof. The company will merge the current operations of Pulp Studio, now housed in two separate facilities in Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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View Appoints Thomas C. Leppert to Board of Directors

Milpitas, Calif.-based dynamic glass manufacturer View announced Thomas C. Leppert has joined its board of directors. Leppert’s career spans more than 30 years in the construction, homebuilding, real estate, financial services and education industries. He most recently served as chief … Continue reading

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