Posts Tagged ‘ DWM magazine ’

Strong Single-Family Growth will Fuel Housing in 2014

Feb 6th, 2014

Led by a resurgence in single-family production, housing will continue its climb toward higher ground in 2014, but builders are still confronting several challenges that could hinder the pace of the ongoing recovery, according to economists speaking at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas. “My single-family forecast [...]

Demand for Multifamily Housing will Continue to Rise in 2014 and Beyond

Feb 6th, 2014

Strong demand for apartments will increase over the next several years, said panelists during a press conference at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las   Vegas. And while multifamily construction continues to be strong, NAHB does expect the speed to decrease as sustainable levels are reached in 2015 [...]

Residential Remodeling Market Continues Gradual Climb, Bath and Kitchen Most Popular Upgrades

Feb 6th, 2014

Residential remodeling will continue a gradual climb back up in 2014 from a dramatic fall during the economic downturn, according to experts at a press conference hosted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas. Remodelers from around the country agreed with the forecast, citing increased [...]

Moulding & Millwork Rebrands as Metrie™

Feb 6th, 2014

In its 88th year of business, Moulding & Millwork is changing its name to Metrie™. The new name is part of a what the company calls a strategic decision to heighten its focus on providing inspiration and support to homeowners and professional designers who use interior trim (such as crown, wall and baseboard mouldings, doors [...]

AAMA Annual Conference Online Registration to Close February 7

Feb 6th, 2014

Registration currently is open online for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA) 77th Annual Conference, and will close February 7. The conference will be held February 16-19 at the Walt Disney World Swan Resort in Orlando, Fla. Those who wish to register after February 7 may do so via paper form or on-site. Entrepreneur and [...]

AAMA/WDMA Report Predicts Fenestration Industry Trends

Dec 30th, 2013

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) have jointly released the December update to the “AAMA/WDMA 2012/2013 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast.” The reports include information on door, window skylight market trends and product relationships.

New-Home Sales Post Solid November Numbers

Dec 30th, 2013

Sales of newly built, single-family homes declined 2.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 464,000 units in November from an upwardly revised strong pace of 474,000 units in the previous month, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Except for October 2013, this is the strongest sales pace since July of 2008, according to officials.

PPG Officials Say Operations Unaffected by Glass Leak at Texas Plant

Dec 23rd, 2013

PPG Industries official say the recent glass leak on one of its float tanks at its Wichita Falls, Texas, facility, have not affected its remaining operations.

Deceuninck North America Associates Complete Six Sigma Green Belt Training

Dec 23rd, 2013

Deceuninck North America, a designer and manufacturer of high-quality systems for windows, doors and outdoor living, recently sponsored Green Belt Six Sigma training for 37 associates at the company.

WDMA Publishes TM 14-13 on Interior Wood Coatings

Dec 23rd, 2013

The Window and Door Manufacturer Association TM 14-13, Test Method for Factory Applied Clear and Pigmented Coatings for Interior Prefinished Wood and Wood Cellulosic Composites Used for Millwork, has been revised and updated, and is now available in the WDMA Online Bookstore.