Posts Tagged ‘ October ’

NAHB: Builder Confidence Continues Downward Slide, Housing Market Continues to Weaken

Oct 20th, 2022

According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) builder sentiment fell for the 10th straight month in October and traffic of prospective buyers fell to its lowest level since 2012 (excluding the two-month period in the spring of 2020 at the beginning of the pandemic). The association attributes the […]

Cornerstone Building Brands Celebrates National Manufacturing Day 2022

Oct 11th, 2022

Cornerstone Building Brands, a North American manufacturer of exterior building products, has plans to celebrate National Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) at seven U.S. locations. Beginning last Friday and continuing throughout October, the company will open its doors to future manufacturing talent. Participants will have the opportunity to tour the facilities and experience hands-on how products […]

MI Charitable Foundation Raises $85K+ for Breast Cancer Charities

Nov 11th, 2021

The MI Charitable Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Pa.-based manufacturer MI Windows and Doors, broke its own record by raising more than $85,000 for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. “We are delighted that we were able to raise over $85,000 for Breast Cancer charities,” said MI CEO Matt DeSoto. “It’s all thanks to our […]

PPI: October Results Available for Fenestration Industry

Nov 25th, 2020

Prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing are generally positive from September 2020 to October 2020, and results were consistently better on a year-over-year basis, even in categories that had a few slips, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The October PPI for […]

PPI: Door and Window Material Prices Show a Mixed Bag in October

Nov 21st, 2018

Prices for many materials used in door, window and glass manufacturing fluctuated in October, according to the latest producer price index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In most cases, indexes are down slightly from the months prior, but higher on a year-over-year basis—by as much as 10 percent in some cases. […]

Builder Confidence Down in October

Oct 17th, 2013

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes fell two points in October from a downwardly revised reading in the previous month to a level of 55 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (NAHB) (HMI). “A spike in mortgage interest rates along with the paralysis in Washington that […]