Posts Tagged ‘ COVID-19 pandemic ’

FGIA Codes Update Shows Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

Oct 13th, 2020

Not only has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted glass industry businesses, it’s also having an impact on codes. Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) U.S. codes and regulatory affairs manager Kathy Krafka Harkema and FGIA glass products and Canadian industry affairs director Margaret Webb updated attendees on U.S. and Canadian codes during the FGIA 2020 Virtual […]

FGIA Conference Begins With Focus on the Post-COVID-19 Economy

Oct 7th, 2020

The Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) began its 2020 Virtual Fall Conference with a focus on the economy. Keynote speaker Dr. Chris Kuehl, managing director at Armada Corp. Intelligence, presented “Are We There Yet? Will 2021 Be Better than This Mess?” Kuehl began his session by explaining how unclear data is surrounding the COVID-19 […]

Christopher Klein Will Retire from Fortune Brands Board of Directors at Year’s End

Sep 22nd, 2020

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc., a home and security products company, announced that its Board of Directors executive chairman, Christopher Klein, has made plans to retire on the close of business on December 31, 2020. Klein’s departure from the Board is part of the company’s multi-year transition plan. “This year, the business has reacted […]

GlassCon Global VE-Glass Expo VE Proves Next Best Thing to Being There

Sep 10th, 2020

GlassCon Global VE-Glass Expo VE is giving attendees and exhibitors a chance to interact virtually in ways they haven’t been able to during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s also providing plenty of relevant industry educational seminars and networking events. The first day of the show included educational tracks, with a variety of sessions, and live Q&A […]

HBGI Shows Suburban Housing Shift

Sep 2nd, 2020

The second quarter National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) shows the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a suburban shift for consumer home buying preferences. “The increasing demand for construction in more suburban neighborhoods is being driven in large part by the coronavirus outbreak,” said NAHB chairman Chuck Fowke, a custom home […]

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