Posts Tagged ‘ prices ’

PPI: Cost of Fenestration Materials Mostly Up in October

Nov 22nd, 2022

The October 2022 Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that prices for wood doors and window units, as well as metal doors, frames and windows, are experiencing double-digit percentage increases over the same period in 2021. In October, the monthly PPI for flat glass in the commodity category […]

PPI: Homebuilding Supply Prices Not Rising as Steadily

Oct 28th, 2022

The September 2022 Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that prices for wood doors and window units, as well as metal doors, frames and windows, are experiencing double-digit percentage increases over the same period in 2021. In September, the monthly PPI for flat glass in the commodity category […]

PPI: Most Prices Rose in August 2022

Sep 23rd, 2022

Prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing mostly increased from July 2022 to August 2022, while rising on a year-over-year basis, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). However, there are some exceptions, such as with thermoplastic resins and plastic materials. In August, the […]

PPI: Thermoplastic Resins, Plastic Materials see Price Decline

Sep 2nd, 2022

The July 2022 Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that prices for wood doors and window units, as well as metal doors, frames and windows, are experiencing double-digit percentage increases over the same period in 2021. In July, the monthly PPI for flat glass in the commodity category […]

PPI: Prices Continued to Rise in May

Jul 8th, 2022

Prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing mostly increased from April 2022 to May 2022, while rising on a year-over-year basis, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In May, the monthly PPI for flat glass in the commodity category rose 0.4% from the […]

Industry Prices Continue to Rise

Jun 24th, 2022

The combination of material cost increases, supply chain disruptions, and other economic pressures has forced companies throughout the globe to raise prices. These volatile factors have also impacted the fenestration and glass industries, which have seen companies such asĀ Guardian GlassĀ announce price increases and surcharges. Guardian is not alone, as other suppliers issued price increases, including […]

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 […]

PPI: Prices Continued to Climb in January

Feb 18th, 2022

The latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) dropped this week and it shows prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing continued to increase across the board, not only from December 2021 to January 2022, but on a year-over-year basis as well. In January, the monthly PPI […]

PPI: Mostly Positive, Some Prices Start to Slide

Sep 24th, 2021

Reflecting recent economic reports, prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing are showing the first signs of tipping after a steady climb during the COVID-19 pandemic, though those same numbers are still quite high on a year-over-year basis, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics […]

Building Material Prices: Large Increases Year to Date

Sep 14th, 2021

Although the recent drop in softwood lumber prices since mid-May is helping bring costs down (after having driven them up drastically earlier in the year), the decline has been offset by large increases in the prices of several other building material products. The National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) reports that the prices of building paper […]

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