ABI Inches Back Into Positive Territory in April

May 23, 2019

Billings Increased Slightly Last Month


After dropping 2.5 points in March, the ABI rebounded by 2.7 points to land at 50.5 for the month of April.

β€œIn contrast to 2018, conditions throughout the construction sector recently have become more unsettled,” said AIA Chief Economist Kermit Baker.

The project inquiries and design contracts indexes made small gains of 1.1 and 1.3 points, landing at 60.9 and 52.1 respectively.

Baker added, β€œThough we may not be at a critical inflection point, the next several months of billing data will be indicative of the health of the industry going into 2020.”

US Glass Metal & Glazing Article

May 17, 2019

In the April 2019 edition of USGlass Metal & Glazing our mid-Atlantic regional sales manager, Tom Haines had an opportunity to share his insight into school security.
The article focused on new product developments in security glazing and how this …

DMI Nudges Upward in March

May 7, 2019

Activity Expected to Stay Close to Recent Levels

The Dodge Momentum Index saw a slight increase last month. The March score was 145.5, up 0.5% from the revised February score of 144.8.
The institutional component dropped by 3.0% while …