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PGT Innovations’ Executive Participates on Florida Chamber Foundation Prosperity Initiative Panel

July 28, 2020

Debbie LaPinska, senior vice president of human resources at PGT Innovations, is presenting as part of a panel on child care and families for the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Prosperity Initiative’s virtual event series.

Pella Expands with Manufacturing Facility in Ohio

July 28, 2020

Pella Corp. selected Troy, Ohio as the location for its new manufacturing facility. Pella will occupy an existing 324,000-square-foot space where it will house the production of vinyl windows and doors.

Hope’s Windows Pivot Doors Earn Hurricane and Impact Certification

July 27, 2020

Hope’s Windows Inc. announces that its Jamestown175 Series hurricane pivot doors have passed wind tests and are certified for use within hurricane and impact zones. The doors adhere to Miami-Dade County, Florida Building Code and High Velocity Hurricane Zone standards.

Builder Magazine Survey Names Trustile, Marvin Best in Quality

July 27, 2020

In a survey by Builder Magazine, the majority of more than 1,000 builders agreed that TruStile and Marvin lead the industry in quality. The annual survey is conducted by Builder Magazine to find out which brands professional builders use most across 70 product categories, and how they rank in quality.

Pending New Home Sales Hit an Index High in June

July 27, 2020

Meyers Research's New Home PSI came in at 132.2 for June, representing an 18.2 percent increase from June 2019. On a month-over-month basis, new home sales rose by 17.5 percent from May. 

New Home Sales Reach Highest Level Since Great Recession

July 24, 2020

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose to their highest level since the Great Recession, up 13.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 776,000 units in June, according to data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Supply Chain Complications

July 23, 2020

Building materials retailers and suppliers take stock of supply chain disruptions, potential recovery.

Supply Chain Complications

ICC-ES Applauds US-Mexico Canada Agreement, Offers Conformity Assessment Service in All Three Countries

July 21, 2020

Effective July 1, the United States-Mexico Canada Agreement, negotiated to replace NAFTA, officially entered into force. ICC Evaluation Service certifies products in all three USMCA markets and will continue to offer evaluation services in North America under the agreement.

States Address COVID Workplace Standards

July 21, 2020

Virginia and Oreon are among the states that operates its own federally approved safety and health agency. Both states are developing emergency workplace safety standards around COVID-19.