Posts Tagged ‘ COVID ’

Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rates By 0.75% to Combat Rising Inflation

Jun 17th, 2022

The Federal Reserve raised the stakes in the fight to combat rising inflation on Wednesday, hiking interest rates by 0.75% in an effort to douse cold water on historic inflation. Door and window industry executives say the increase is necessary but it is likely to test companies’ resolve. Recording-Breaking Rates The rate hike is the […]

Why Windows Matter — Modern Windows are Better for the Skin

Jun 17th, 2022

This year, we’ve been talking a lot about Why Windows Matter. NFRC has an ongoing campaign centered around it, to combat the notion that fewer or smaller windows are the answer to energy efficiency. As we’ve seen so far, this short-sighted “solution” doesn’t account for a host of benefits from windows, including occupant comfort, the […]

The Third and Most Important Factor That Will Define Your Company’s Future

Jun 9th, 2022

This is the third blog to complete the series entitled the three “M” s that Will Define Your Company’s Future. The final “M” and perhaps the most important is Manpower. Your company can have the greatest Marketing plan and invest in the most modern automated Machinery, but without this third M, Manpower, you will be […]

FGIA Economic Outlook Addresses Turmoil in Europe and COVID Recovery

Mar 7th, 2022

Dr. Chris Kuehl, managing director of Armada Corporate Intelligence, provided an economic outlook for the United States and Canada during the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2022 Annual Conference that took place last week in Amelia Island, Fla. He addressed the mounting challenges and potential impacts of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Ukraine and […]

Experts Discuss Future of Supply Chain Landscape

Jan 4th, 2022

With supply chain challenges not looking to end anytime soon, particularly as worker shortages continue, experts gathered online in December with some tips on how companies can find long-term solutions. However, labor isn’t the only issue. Robert Handfield, professor of supply chain management at North Carolina State University, said climate change, COVID, labor–all of these […]

All Weather Architectural Aluminum Named One of the “Best Places to Work”

Sep 24th, 2021

Manufacturer of custom aluminum windows and doors for the West Coast commercial and high-end residential construction market, All Weather Architectural Aluminum (All Weather) has reported that it has been recognized by the North Bay Business Journal as one of this year’s recipients of the “Best Places to Work.” It’s the second consecutive year that the […]

Determination on Display at GlassBuild 2021

Sep 13th, 2021

GlassBuild America is back after COVID forced the event’s shelving in 2020. Door and window companies are displaying their new products—and determination—at the Georgia World Congress Center in the heart of downtown Atlanta. Creative Millwork unveiled its Grid Runner System, an aluminum addition, to its product lineup. “[It’s] normal aluminum that has muntin bars applied […]

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