Tag Archives: coronavirus

FGIA Webinar Provides Financial Tips Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the economy and many glass and glazing companies are looking for ways to strengthen their businesses during this time. To address this issue, the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) hosted … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Viracon’s Owatonna Facility Initiates Contact Tracing, Other Measures to Fight COVID-19

Eighty-one of the approximately 1,500 employees at Viracon’s facility in Owatonna, Minn., have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a recent report in a local newspaper. Though Apogee Enterprises, Viracon’s parent company, has issued a statement saying it believes the … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nearly One Million Construction Workers Lose Jobs in April as Demand Stabilizes

Construction employment declined by 975,000 jobs in April, according to the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America. Data from construction technology firm Procore shows how demand has changed across the U.S. since the COVID-19 pandemic began in the U.S. in … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fewer Contractors Halt Work Due to Government Orders

The percentage of construction firms, including subcontractors, that have halted projects due to a government order has decreased in the past two weeks. According to a new survey from the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America, 68% of contractors surveyed … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trulite Temporarily Closes Wisconsin Plant

Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions has decided to close its fabrication facility in New Berlin, Wis., temporarily after at least one employee there tested positive for COVID-19. The location is expected to re-open in approximately two weeks. New Berlin is … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment