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The Effect of Inflation on the Glass and Glazing Industry

The term “inflation” is now synonymous with 2022. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, rising energy prices and supply chain issues, among other woes, inflation has steadily increased over the past two years. This has forced the U.S. Federal Reserve to … Continue reading

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Economic Headwinds Force Construction Bid Prices to Increase in October

A tight labor market and supply-chain issues contributed to higher construction contractor bid prices in October, reports the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). As a result, AGC officials have urged federal officials to remove remaining tariffs on key construction … Continue reading

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NSG Group Reports Strong Profits Even as Global Energy and Material Costs Increase

NSG Group, the parent company to Pilkington, announced strong Q2 performances in its architectural and technical glass sectors, which helped offset higher energy and material costs. The group recorded a Q2 revenue of $2.6 billion. Within that, the architectural segment … Continue reading

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Glass and Glazing Industry Faces Ongoing Challenges in Supply Chain

A recent report on construction market conditions suggests that while material availability in the glass and glazing industry has been a challenge, the sector is in good company. Gilbane’s second quarter Construction Market Conditions Report notes that while “supplier performance, … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: These Are Different Times

 by Dustin Anderson My emails look different these days. Delayed orders, price increases, overdue bills, collections and even threats. It’s funny how things change. You see, I’m not of the same use to some vendors that I used to be. … Continue reading

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