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Over the last 20 years the construction industry has been facing a growing shortage of workers, and the problem continues to be getting worse, not better. Earlier in my career I remember going to an AWCI convention and hearing a speaker talk about future workforce shortages and how we should focus on this upcoming […]

Where Are the Workers?

Remember the good old days when your biggest work worry was when you were going to receive that final payment for the job you just completed? Things have changed.      In October, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos tweeted a warning on Twitter, recommending to his followers that they “batten down the hatches.” Fellow billionaire […]

Owens Corning® Insulation Wins 2022 Home Reno Award

Owens Corning® PINK Next Gen™ Fiberglas™ Insulation was selected as a winner in Good Housekeeping’s 2022 Home Reno Awards in the Biggest Energy Savers category. PINK Next Gen Fiberglas Insulation features Owen Corning’s advanced fiber technology to offer enhanced comfort, with superior performance and safe, proven ingredients.  

Sto Corp. Receives Code Compliance Evaluations for StoVentec® Rainscreen® Systems

Sto Corp. announces that StoVentec® Rainscreen® Systems has been evaluated by Intertek, a respected, independent and accredited agency, and found to be fully code-compliant.      StoVentec Render and Masonry Veneer Rainscreen systems are all included in Intertek’s evaluations, and the Glass system is coming soon.      The Code Compliance Research Reports issued […]

CertainTeed NO-COAT Line Earns UL Fire Resistance Rating for Column Assemblies

UL Solutions has awarded its highly acclaimed fire resistance certification for column assembly application to three NO-COAT drywall corner products from CertainTeed®: NO-COAT PRO Corner, NO-COAT Outside 90 and NO-COAT Flexible Corner 450—marking the first-ever non-metal corner technology in the industry to earn the trusted rating.

Armstrong World Industries Acquires GC Products, Inc.

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has acquired GC Products, a manufacturer of durable, custom architectural interior products made of glass fiber reinforced gypsum and cement (GFRG/GRG and GFRC). Based in Lincoln, Calif., GC Products increases AWI’s ability to serve customers in the Western U.S. with molded ceiling, specialty wall and other interior and exterior products. […]

KHS&S Launches Spek – Offsite Construction Solutions

KHS&S, an industry leader in producing exterior finished wall panels, façades, interior framed walls, specialties and themed construction, continues to pioneer prefabrication and off-site construction solutions, is now providing Prefabricated Bathrooms Units (PBUs), Prefabricated Kitchen Units (PKUs) and prefabricated façades as Spek.      Industries geared toward volumetric prefabrication include healthcare, student housing, multifamily […]

CDM Investment Group Acquires the Brady Companies

CDM Investment Group, Inc., owner of subsidiary company E&K Companies, Inc., one of the nation’s largest union interior and exterior finish contractors since 1956, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Brady Companies, industry leaders in specialty subcontracting.      The Brady Companies, with lineage going back to 1946, are privately owned specialty […]

Investment in Structures Falls Again in Q3 Even as U.S. Economy Expands

The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.6% annualized rate in the third quarter of 2022, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released Oct. 27 by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Investment in nonresidential structures decreased at an annual rate of 15.3% for the quarter and has now contracted in […]