Posts Tagged ‘ transportation ’

Entry Open for 2024 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

Sep 18th, 2023

The ET Foundation, an educational and scientific organization devoted to promoting and advancing aluminum extrusion processes and technologies, and the Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) have released a Call for Entries for the 2024 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. The competition includes two entry classes: professional and student, with each competing group within their own class. […]

More Transportation Issues? One of Nation’s Largest Freight Carriers Shutters

Aug 3rd, 2023

The transportation of door and window-related products could face another obstacle following the news that Yellow, the third-largest less-than-truckload carrier by revenue, has ceased operations. The Teamsters Union announced this week that Yellow plans to file for bankruptcy after reorganization failures and issues refinancing more than a billion dollars in debt. News reports indicate that […]

Industry Prices Continue to Rise

Jun 24th, 2022

The combination of material cost increases, supply chain disruptions, and other economic pressures has forced companies throughout the globe to raise prices. These volatile factors have also impacted the fenestration and glass industries, which have seen companies such as Guardian Glass announce price increases and surcharges. Guardian is not alone, as other suppliers issued price increases, including […]

Guardian Glass Announces Price Increases and Surcharges

Jun 14th, 2022

Guardian Glass cites extreme volatility in raw material costs, supply chain disruptions and industry conditions in a letter to its U.S. and Canadian customers announcing price increases on all shipments starting next week. It also announced its energy, transportation and silver surcharges will now undergo monthly adjustments. “The global situation facing all of us has […]