Posts Tagged ‘ labor ’

Replacing Knowledge After the Great Retirement

Jun 13th, 2022

Who’s the most knowledgeable person on your plant floor? Who’s the person you turn to when a problem arises? Is that person the same one it might have been two years ago? The fenestration industry’s ongoing struggle with labor is well established. A lot of focus is commonly put on simply being short on manpower. […]

Door and Window Industry Carries Positive Outlook into 2022

Mar 4th, 2022

Over the past two years, the pandemic has been no match for the U.S. fenestration industry and the broader residential construction/renovation market as a whole. 2022 is shaping out in similar fashion. New Construction New single family construction starts, a key indicator of door and window demand in new construction, recorded a second-straight year of […]

PGTI Implements Strategies That are Paying Off

Nov 15th, 2021

PGT Innovations Inc., announced financial results for its third quarter ended October 2, 2021, and president and CEO Jeff Jackson reports that measures put into place are having an impact. Net sales increased 26 percent, to $300 million and gross profit increased 20 percent, to $104 million. “Our ongoing efforts to increase manufacturing capacity have […]

WDMA Kicks Off Executive Conference to Discuss Pressing Issues

Oct 12th, 2021

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) kicked off its virtual Executive Conference last week—a series of four sessions held each Thursday discussing various issues, such as Understanding the Impact of Climate Change. That was the topic presented last week by Megan Greene, global chief economist and senior fellow at Harvard Kennedy School. Before digging […]

Kentucky Mills Urge Governor to End Pandemic Unemployment Compensation

Jun 21st, 2021

A group of more than 40 members of the Kentucky forest products industry is pleading its case with the state’s governor, supporting a request by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce to phase out the state’s participation in the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program. Banded together through the Kentucky Forest Products Association (KFIA), the group […]

20/20 Vision: Manufacturers and Dealers Have Positive Outlooks on New Year

Nov 19th, 2019

The U.S. fenestration market collectively remains optimistic as the New Year approaches, according to [DWM]’s sneak peek into the 2020 Door and Window Industry Outlook. The report, produced by [DWM]’s parent company, Key Media & Research (KMR), takes a detailed look into the state of the industry and the year ahead. According to the Industry […]

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