More articles by Tara Taffera

WDMA Kicks Off Executive Conference to Discuss Pressing Issues

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) kicked off its virtual Executive Conference last week—a series of four sessions held each Thursday over the next few weeks, discussing various issues, such as Understanding the Impact of Climate Change. That was … Continue reading

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Could There be a More Important Year for Manufacturing Day?

On the first Friday of October, and continuing throughout the month with various events, companies across all sectors seek to raise awareness of manufacturing and why the field represents a viable career path. Hosted annually by the National Association of … Continue reading

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PGT Innovations Posts Increases Across the Board in Second Quarter

A 41% increase in net sales and a 30% increase in net profit are some of the high points from the second-quarter financial results released last week from PGT Innovations. “PGT Innovations achieved sales growth of 41% in the second … Continue reading

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FGIA Statistical Review and Forecast: A Tale of Two Markets

Non-residential commercial glazing decreased 11% in 2020 across several different applications. New construction shrank by 11% as well, while renovation demand decreased by 12%.  The new stats are part of the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2020/2021 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and … Continue reading

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PRO Act Passes the House but Fate in Senate Remains Unknown

The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives (HR 482) March 9, seeking to redefine what constitutes an independent contractor. That move has everyone from union leaders, to small businesses trying to figure out … Continue reading

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