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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

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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

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AGC Reports Very Slight Decrease in Sales for Glass Segment in Q1 2020

AGC Inc.’s total net sales and net sales for its glass segment were down in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the first quarter of 2019. That’s according to the company’s first quarter 2020 consolidated financial results. For the … Continue reading

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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

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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

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