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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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Contractors Feel the Labor Shortage’s Impact with 80% Having Trouble Finding Workers

The majority of construction contractors are having trouble finding workers, particularly hourly craft positions, including glaziers. This is according to the Associated General Contractors of America’s (AGC) latest survey, which states that 80% of firms nationwide are having trouble finding … Continue reading

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Construction Spending and Employment Numbers Remain Up

The end of 2017 and beginning of 2018 saw an increase in construction in glass-laden building sectors and an increase in employment, according to the latest reports from the U.S. Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics. In December, office … Continue reading

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Trade Contractors, Project Risk Concerns and Mitigation

Owners and general contractors may see a more urgent need for risk evaluation and mitigation measures than trade contractors, due to their more frequent involvement in claims. However, according to a new report from Dodge Data & Analytics, trade contractors, … Continue reading

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