More articles by Travis Rains

‘Opportunity for the Future’ of Residential Construction

Many glass and construction companies are taking note of the opportunities available by increasing the number of women in the workforce. Faced with labor shortages, it’s no secret that the industry is looking to bolster its workforce by tapping into … Continue reading

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PPG Industries Awarded $26 Million by Chinese Automotive Glass Company

A Chinese automotive glass maker is on the hook for $26 million after the Third Circuit upheld a default judgment concerning the company, Jiangsu Tie Mao Glass Co. Ltd., and accusations that it stole trade secrets from PPG Industries, a … Continue reading

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Construction Industry Faces a ‘Tsunami’ of Mental Wellness Issues

Chris Gardner, president of the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia (ICBA), says there is a “tsunami” of mental wellness issues facing the construction industry. With Thursday, Sept. 1, marking the beginning of Suicide Prevention Month, the industry … Continue reading

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YKK AP America Makes $125M Residential Investment

YKK AP America Inc. is investing up to $125 million to expand its residential door and window offerings with a new manufacturing facility in Macon, Ga. President Oliver Stepe says the operational goal is to double the company’s capacity while … Continue reading

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Heat Illness and Fatality Prevention Act Gains Traction

The Asunción Valdivia Heat Illness and Fatality Prevention Act is working its way through the legislative process. Introduced by Rep. Judy Chu of California in late March 2021, the bill requires the U.S. Department of Labor to instate an enforceable … Continue reading

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