Posts Tagged ‘ Las Vegas ’

HMI Shows Builder Confidence Up for Second Month

Feb 16th, 2023

Mortgage rates were a contributing factor that helped provide “solid” gains in builder confidence for the second consecutive month, said officials for the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB). NAHB views recent improvement as a signal that the housing market may be turning a corner, officials said, even as builders continue to contend with high construction […]

NAHB Announces Best of IBS Winners, Including Door Stud LLC

Feb 6th, 2023

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) named the winners in its 10th annual Best of IBS Awards. Awards were presented during a ceremony on the final day of the association’s International Builders Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, including two for Door Stud LLC. “As a builder and consumer, I was very impressed to see […]

IBS Returns to Full Force, Decking the Halls With More Doors Than Windows

Feb 1st, 2023

If there were a theme song for this year’s International Builders Show (IBS), it might be Bruce Springsteen’s “Glory Days.” Except in this case, they aren’t passing by so much as they appear to be returning. After a tumultuous experience with a virtual format in 2021 and a subdued in-person turnout in 2022, the show […]

GlassBuild America 2022 Opens

Oct 18th, 2022

GlassBuild America 2022 is in full swing in Las Vegas, with companies such as Frontline Bldg. Products, GlassCraft Door Company and Doorframer Inc. showcasing their latest and greatest products and innovations. The World Millwork Alliance is also part of GlassBuild this year, with many company representatives expressing excitement at the potential of attracting new eyes […]

Pella Windows & Doors of Nashville Wins Prestigious National Award

Mar 18th, 2022

Pella Windows & Doors of Tennessee has announced that its Nashville branch has been selected to receive the Top Gun Award by Pella Corp. The announcement was made in February at the annual Pella President’s Club Ceremony held in Las Vegas, Nev. The Top Gun Award is voted on and presented annually to the top […]

CES 2022 Features Some Very Smart Doors

Jan 11th, 2022

CES 2022 took place last week in Las Vegas, and while reports show lower attendance than previous years due to COVID-19, a few players in the door hardware space, and glass, still came armed with their latest innovations. The annual event is one that unveils the newest consumer electronic technology. The biggest introduction came from […]

Exhibitors at the Builders’ Show Remind Attendees of Product Variety

Jan 24th, 2020

A few exhibitors at this year’s International Builders’ Show said they were reminding visitors of everything they can offer—including the fact that sometimes the basics are necessary. Simpson Doors was one such company, reinforcing with builders the idea that they can offer any size or shape of door imaginable. “It is still hard for builders […]

Ace Glass President Discusses Contract Negotiations

Mar 19th, 2019

According to Courtney Little, president and general counsel for Ace Glass, contracts can have a major impact on contractors’ project experiences. For this reason, at this year’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference in Las Vegas, Little explained what contract glaziers should consider when negotiating. In a session titled, “Job Negotiation: Signing a Good Agreement, then […]

84 Lumber Launches “We Build American” Initiative

Jan 25th, 2013

During the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, 84 Lumber Co. announced the launch of its “We Build American” initiative encouraging builders, remodelers and homebuyers to use American-made materials when building or remodeling a home. More than 180 companies in 40 states selling American-made products have joined the initiative. Maggie Hardy Magerko, president and […]

Best of IBS

Jan 25th, 2013

It’s time for my annual observations from the International Builders’ Show—things you may not find in our videos or print coverage. What did you see or hear at the show that was interesting? Let us know your best of IBS. Best quote regarding state of the market:  “Our sales will be up 25 percent this […]