Posts Tagged ‘ new housing starts ’

A Slowdown is Happening: Cross Train Your People

Aug 18th, 2022

During customer visits in the last few weeks, the feedback I am getting is that a slowdown is indeed happening. Window fabricators may produce a steady number of units, but new orders do not match daily production levels. Backorders make up the difference. Lead times are coming back down and in some cases are returning […]

FGIA Updates 2019/2020 Market Studies, Adjusts Fenestration Industry Forecast

Sep 30th, 2020

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) released the FGIA Industry Update of the U.S. Market for Residential and Non-residential Windows, Doors and Skylights, an update to its industry market data reports that were released in May, and based on projections of construction activity as of mid-September 2020. The update includes current economic and construction […]