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PPI: Prices Stagnant or Sliding in March

Apr 18th, 2024

The latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) dropped recently and it shows prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing leveling out or starting to slide, not only from February to March 2024, but on a year-over-year basis as well. In March, the monthly PPI for flat […]

PPI: Prices Steady from November, Continued to Climb from 2022

Jan 25th, 2024

The latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing are beginning to steady on a month-to-month basis, but remain mostly up over the previous year. In December, the monthly PPI for flat glass in the commodity category continued to climb, […]

Material Prices Continue Their Roller Coaster With Ups and Downs of All Sizes

Dec 14th, 2023

The latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) dropped this week, with prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing were a mixed bag, both on a monthly and year-over-year basis. In November, the monthly PPI for flat glass in the commodity category slowed, coming to a standstill […]

PPI: Prices Continue the Roller Coaster in October

Nov 29th, 2023

The latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) was released ahead of Thanksgiving, showing inconsistent prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing. Most showed no change from September to October 2023, but numbers were a mixed bag on a year-over-year basis. In October, the monthly PPI for […]

PPI: Prices Settle in September

Oct 19th, 2023

The latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) was released last week and shows prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing slightly up for most entries compared to August, but mostly steady or positive in a year-over-year comparison. In September, the monthly PPI for flat glass in […]

PPI: Prices a Mixed Bag in August

Sep 21st, 2023

The latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) dropped last week and it shows prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing have fluctuated, not only from July to August 2023, but on a year-over-year basis as well. In August, the monthly PPI for flat glass in the […]

PPI: Prices Continue Upward in July

Aug 23rd, 2023

The latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) was released last week and it shows most prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing continuing to rise, not only from June to July, but on a year-over-year basis. In July, the monthly PPI for flat glass in the […]

Inflation Eases but Material Prices Remain Up over Last Year

Jun 1st, 2023

After the Federal Reserve issued its tenth consecutive rate hike in an ongoing struggle against inflation, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) latest Producer Price Index (PPI) showed prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing remained up, on average, by 10% over last year. The annual inflation rate in the U.S. fell […]

PPI: Prices Continue to Climb

Apr 13th, 2023

The latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing mostly increased, not only from February to March 2023, but on a year-over-year basis as well. In March, the monthly PPI for flat glass in the commodity category was the first […]

PPI: Prices Split the Ticket in January

Mar 9th, 2023

The latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing were mostly flat from December 2022 to January 2023, but generally increased on a year-over-year basis. In January, the monthly PPI for flat glass in the commodity category inched up 0.6% […]