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Architectural Glass Construction Continues to Moderate in May

The value of U.S. contract glazier activity declined again in May, according to glass industry research firm Key Media & Research (KMR). Spending in nonresidential architectural glass and glazing construction was down 1.3% from April and 1.9% from May 2019, … Continue reading

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Dip in February Glazing Activity May Signal Start of COVID-19’s Impact

The value of nonresidential contract glazier activity in the U.S. declined in February compared to January, according to Key Media & Research (KMR). Nonresidential construction declined 1.8% for the month but was still up 2.5% year-over-year on a seasonally adjusted … Continue reading

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From Top to Bottom, Glass Industry Has Positive Outlook in 2020

A strong majority of U.S. contract glaziers anticipate either no change or an increase in all major building sectors relevant to the architectural glass and metal industry, according to the new 2020 Glass and Glazing Industry Outlook. The annual report … Continue reading

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Contract Glazier Activity Strengthens in November

The value of glazing contractor work in the U.S. was stronger in November 2019 than the same month a year before, according to Key Media & Research (KMR). Nonresidential construction increased 5.1% in November 2019 compared to November 2018, even … Continue reading

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Value of Construction Spending Slows in Glass Sectors

Spending in U.S. glass- and glazing-related construction leveled off in May, according to Key Media & Research (KMR) analysis of recent government data. KMR estimates the value of work by glazing contractors in nonresidential building was up just 1% in … Continue reading

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