Tag Archives: Glazing Contractors

Owner Interest is Top Obstacle for Modular Construction

As modular construction gains traction in the architectural community, it leads to the question of where the glass and glazing industry fits in. “We’ll be looking at hotels where every room is a container with windows, stacked ten stories, and … Continue reading

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Trade Contractors Expect Prefabrication Usage to Grow Over Next Three Years

Prefabrication and modular construction are major buzz words in the construction industry, including among glazing contractors, as companies look for new ways to improve productivity, costs and scheduling. In a new report from Dodge Data & Analytics titled, “Prefabrication and … Continue reading

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Q4 2019 CCI Sees Contractor Confidence Hit Record Low

Contractor confidence reached an all-time high in the third quarter of 2019 with a composite score of 77, but that quickly diminished in the fourth quarter. The Commercial Construction Index (CCI) dropped six points to a score of 71, the … Continue reading

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Chuck Mowrey Shakes Things Up as New CEO of JPI Glass

Since JPI Glass founders Jim and Sherri Plunkett retired in August 2019, the company has been on an ambitious path. New CEO Chuck Mowrey joined the company May 21, 2019 with the goal of transforming JPI Glass from being a … Continue reading

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Commercial Glass Construction Slows in September

Contract glazier activity was up for the month but down for the year in September, according to Key Media & Research (KMR) analysis of recent government data. Nonresidential building in the U.S. increased 0.5% from August 2019 to September 2019 … Continue reading

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