More articles by Travis Rains

New Focus Areas Identified at 2022 FGIA Summer Conference

The Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) kicked off its 2022 Virtual Summer Conference this week by addressing goals for the future and how to achieve them. Janice Yglesias, FGIA executive director, said four focus areas will bring changes for … Continue reading

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CIT Rules with Department of Commerce in Closing Longstanding Legal Challenge

More than a half dozen Chinese aluminum extrusion producers saw their legal challenge to a nearly decade-old United States Department of Commerce ruling fall short before Judge Leo Gordon of the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) in early May … Continue reading

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View Posts Record Revenues of $74 Million, Despite Financial Challenges

Though facing financial concerns that cast “substantial doubt” about its ability to continue, View Inc. reported positive financials this week. In the manufacturing and smart building technologies company’s 2021 results, CEO Rao Mulpuri reported 125% growth over 2020 revenues as … Continue reading

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Growth Forecast for Nonresidential Building Starts in 2022

The Southern region has seen an influx of residents in the past two years and many states are on the road to recovering from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, labor shortages continue to plague much of the region … Continue reading

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Non-Residential Construction Starts Increase as Projects Enter Backlog

Construction starts are forecast to rise 9% in 2022, prompting Richard Branch, chief economist with Dodge Construction Network, to say he feels “reasonably positive” about the industry’s trajectory. But with many projects just now entering backlogs, some sectors may have … Continue reading

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