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Windsor Windows to build new facility

Windsor Windows and Doors has recently announced plans for a new 160,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Norwalk, Iowa.

Section: News Date: 2017-05-25 Company news

Builder confidence at highest level in twelve years

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes jumped seven points to a level of 70 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) recently,...

Section: News Date: 2016-12-20 Industry update

Owens Corning reports 4Q and FY 2014 results

2014 adjusted EBIT in line with prior year; Board declares 6% dividend increase; insulation delivered 14th consecutive quarter of EBIT growth; increased full-year EBIT by USD 68 million; composites...

Section: News Date: 2015-02-17 Company financial news

Owens Corning reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results

Full-year adjusted EBIT up more than 40%; company initiates quarterly dividend - Adjusted EPS up nearly 70%; all three businesses improved performance - Roofing delivered 20% margins - Insulation...

Section: News Date: 2014-02-19 Company financial news

Quanex Building Products: net loss, increase in net sales for fourth quarter

In its fourth-quarter financial results, Quanex Building Products reported a USD 1.2 million net loss, along with an increase in net sales compared with the fourth quarter of 2012.

Section: News Date: 2014-01-09 Company financial news

World demand for doors and windows to reach USD 223 billion in 2017

According to a recent study, the global demand for doors and windows is expected to rise 7.1% annually until 2017, pushed by recoveries in the building construction markets of many developed...

Section: News Date: 2013-07-15 Sector trends

Global Construction Perspectives and Oxford Economics: Global Construction 2025 report

World construction activity will accelerate by USD 6.3 trillion or 70% by 2025, with the explosion in growth boosted by a new generation of ‘Asian Tigers’, according to the recently published Global C...

Section: News Date: 2013-07-11 Sector trends

Owens Corning reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 results

- Insulation significantly narrowed full-year losses and delivered second consecutive profitable quarter - Roofing pricing environment at year-end 2012 provides momentum for 2013 - Composites'...

Section: News Date: 2013-02-25 Company financial news

CR Smith: profits fall but boss upbeat

CR Smith, the Scottish, Fife-based double-glazing and conservatories specialist, saw its profits drop almost 80% due to difficult economic conditions and depression in the housing market but the...

Section: News Date: 2011-03-10 Mergers, acquisitions & disposals

Pella closing door plant

Pella Corp. has informed its employees that its exterior door plant in Fairfield, Ohio, will be closed next year. According to company officials, the closure, which is the result of the housing...

Section: News Date: 2010-11-03 Events

CSR hopes glass will offset weakness

Volatile sugar prices and a weak housing market have prompted CSR to put on hold plans for a break-up as the company focuses on its renewable energy and glass businesses. CSR had indicated in...

Section: News Date: 2008-05-13 Company financial news

CertainTeed: lay-offs at Kansas plant

CertainTeed Corp., has laid off 140 employees at its Kansas City, Kansas fiberglass insulation plant, blaming the weak new housing market. CertainTeed, part of the Saint-Gobain Group, said the...

Section: News Date: 2008-03-03 Company financial news

Pella to make additional seasonal lay-offs

Residential window and door manufacturer Pella Corp. said 29 January 2008 it plans to lay off 14 more seasonal workers in February, citing the continuing downturn in the housing market. The company...

Section: News Date: 2008-02-06 Company financial news

Owens Corning: housing slump hits sales, outlook

Owens Corning posted lower-than-expected quarterly profit from continuing operations and reduced its outlook on 1 November 2007 as the slumping US housing market hit sales; the stockmarket reacted by...

Section: News Date: 2007-11-06 Company news

Saint-Gobain on track for 2007 targets says CEO

The US housing market slump is so far having a limited impact on Saint-Gobain``s activity, the head of the world``s biggest building materials group said, confirming the group``s financial...

Section: News Date: 2007-10-17 Company financial news

Owens Corning: lay-offs at Ohio insulation plant

Owens Corning told its employees in the week ending 13 October 2007 that it will cut 150 to 175 jobs in Newark, Ohio by the end of 2007, blaming a struggling US housing market. About 950 people make...

Section: News Date: 2007-10-15 Company financial news

Canada: US housing slump creates glass waste problem

The blame for growing stockpiles of glass waste in Alberta, Canada, is being put on the downturn in the US housing market. Municipalities across the province are being asked to give figures for how...

Section: News Date: 2007-07-13 Company financial news

Owens Corning: 1Q 2007 profit weaker than expected

Building materials maker Owens Corning posted a lower-than-expected profit for the 1Q 2007 due to the state of the US housing market. Owens Corning, which emerged from bankruptcy protection in...

Section: News Date: 2007-05-07 Company news

Owens Corning survey sees opportunities in manufactured housing

A survey by Owens Corning has brought to light opportunities for insulation makers in the manufactured housing market, with energy efficiency and noise control among the key factors for increasing...

Section: News Date: 2006-05-18 Company financial news

Owens Corning: USD 4.1 billion loss despite record sales for 2005

A strong housing market and rising home heating bills boosted sales at insulation and building products maker Owens Corning to record levels in 2005, although the firm``s financials were punished by...

Section: News Date: 2006-02-28 Company news
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