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Construction Spending and Employment Up from Year Ago

Glass and glazing-related construction spending is up on a year-over-year basis despite edging down slightly in March compared to February, according to analysis by Key Media & Research (KMR) of new Census Bureau Data. Meanwhile, the most recent jobs report … Continue reading

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Despite Monthly Dip, Specialty Trades Employment Still Trending Up

The latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests employment in the glass and glazing industry continues to expand. The nonresidential specialty trade contractors category, which include glaziers, ironworkers and other building exterior contractors, saw a 0.3-percent dip … Continue reading

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Addressing the Skills Gap in the Glazing Industry: Does it Exist?

By now, most people within the glazing industry have heard the term “labor shortage.” As the number of project opportunities rises for glazing contractors during this strong economic market, many contractors are having to turn additional work away due to … Continue reading

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