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Industry Prices Continue to Rise

The combination of material cost increases, supply chain disruptions along with other economic pressures has forced companies throughout the globe to raise prices. These volatile factors have also impacted the glass industry, which has recently seen major companies such as … Continue reading

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Construction Jobs Increased During the Past Year; Only 22 States Added Construction Jobs in Last Two Months

The Associated General Contractors of America’s analysis of the most recent federal employment data shows 43 states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs during the past 12 months. Momentum, however, slowed in May with only 22 states adding … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rates By 0.75% to Combat Rising Inflation

The Federal Reserve raised the stakes in the fight to combat rising inflation on Wednesday, hiking interest rates by 0.75% in an effort to douse cold water on historic inflation. The rate hike is the largest increase since 1994. This … Continue reading

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GPD Announces April Edition of Theme Park Series

Glass Performance Days (GPD) announced the second edition of its Theme Park Series will take place April 25-29, focusing on glass and sustainability. The series, which began in March, offers online activities covering the work of speakers who submitted material … Continue reading

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Experts Discuss Future of Supply Chain Landscape

With supply chain challenges not looking to end anytime soon, particularly as worker shortages continue, experts gathered online recently with some tips on how companies can find long-term solutions. However, labor isn’t the only issue. Robert Handfield, professor of supply … Continue reading

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