Tag: glass industry

  • Better than Normal

    Lately, I find myself saying things like “when everything gets back to normal …” and I have to stop and pause. Sure, normal is fine. But what if we could be better than normal? While we’re all struggling in our own way with the impact the coronavirus is having, I’ve seen a lot of good…

  • Glass-Related Construction Ticks Down in April

    Construction spending in most glass-heavy building sectors declined in April, according to USGNN.com™ analysis of recently released U.S. Census Bureau data. Nonresidential and residential construction declined by 1.7 and 0.9 percent, respectively, from March to April on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis. Overall construction was down 1.4 percent. Here’s how the six most glass-friendly segments…

  • Glass-Related Construction Numbers Positive in March

    Construction in most building segments that use large amounts of glass retreated slightly in March from the prior month, but recorded strong gains year-over-year, according to USGNN.com™ analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. The glass-happy office sector saw a 2.5-percent decline in construction from February to March, though it increased by 15.7 percent from the…