Posts Tagged ‘ vinyl ’

Setting the Benchmarks: How Vinyl Manufacturers Can Drive Sustainability

May 22nd, 2023

In the vinyl industry, sustainability is a part of every conversation. From consumers, to architects, to manufacturers, people seek safe, healthy and energy-efficient living and workspaces. With 70% of PVC resin going into the built environment, the vinyl industry is advancing sustainability performance across three impact categories set by the Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC): resource […]

Wood Windows Experience Above-Market Growth in 2022

May 18th, 2023

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) released its U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast for 2022-23. While the past year saw residential prime window volumes on the rise, the 2023 outlook for that segment of the industry is a bit bleaker. According to the forecast, residential prime window volumes grew by 0.5% in 2022 […]

Sponsored Content: The Vinyl Industry’s Commitment to Sustainability

Sep 26th, 2022

Defining Vinyl Sustainability Sustainability is commonly defined as the avoidance of depleting natural resources to maintain an ecological balance. Being sustainable is about people doing more with less. Vinyl products play a significant role in fulfilling these needs. At the same time, meeting the needs of a growing population requires more of the Earth’s natural […]

Sponsored Content: What Makes Vinyl a Sustainable Material?

Aug 5th, 2022

The Roadmap of Vinyl Vinyl is the material of choice for a wide range of applications, from piping that delivers clean water to roofing that shields the building interior. Vinyl is even used in blood bags that protect the nation’s blood supply. It is versatile, durable, and sustainable for a growing world population. People want […]

Crystal Pacific Beats Labor Odds to More Than Double

Mar 21st, 2019

Despite the challenges of labor shortages, Crystal Pacific Window and Door Systems, also known as Crystal California, has managed to beat the odds—more than doubling its workforce over a four-year period. Now approaching the 100-employee mark, at the end of 2018 the company’s roster had increased by nearly 80 percent over just more than a […]

The Vinyl Building Council Celebrates First Executive Director

Apr 1st, 2014

The Vinyl Building Council (VBC), a self-funded business council of the Vinyl Institute (VI), appointed Kate Offringa as the group’s first executive director. Offringa will oversee the VBC’s strategic direction and operational excellence as the council coordinates the vinyl industry’s federal and state advocacy in the building and construction sectors. “I am thrilled with the opportunity […]