Concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19, combined with high unemployment and other factors, are reducing remodeling activity.
April 27, 2020
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently announced that it redesigned its Remodeling Market Index (RMI) in the first quarter of 2020 to ease respondent burden and improve its ability to interpret and track industry trends.
Silicone-based coatings are among the most versatile materials used in a variety of industrial applications, including pressure-sensitive tapes, protective coatings, and the protection of printed text on packaging.
Dow’s new environmentally responsible silicone technology reportedly promotes sustainability, health, and safety while reducing processing costs through automated spraying and fast, energy-efficient UV curing.
April 21, 2020
The new DOWSIL CC-8030 UV and moisture dual-cure conformal coating from Dow is reportedly the industry’s first solventless silicone conformal coating with an ultraviolet (UV) and moisture dual-cure system for high throughputs.
Orange Business Services is providing a range of services, including software-defined WAN and LAN, multi-sourcing service integration (MSI), security, and consulting services for AkzoNobel’s global connectivity transformation.
April 16, 2020
AkzoNobel has expanded its agreement with Orange Business Services to transform its global network and security infrastructure, converge information technology/operational technology (IT/OT), and enhance security.
The decline in April was the largest single monthly change in the history of the index and marks the lowest builder confidence reading since June 2012.
April 16, 2020
Reflecting the growing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes plunged 42 points in April, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).
For more than 20 years, Qinghuang Lin has reportedly made impactful contributions to the field of advanced photoresist coatings for modern electronics.
April 9, 2020
The officers and Award Committee of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) recently announced that the winner of the Roy W. Tess Award in Coatings for 2020 is Qinghuang Lin, Ph.D.
Building 1,000 average single-family homes creates 2,900 full-time jobs and generates $110.96 million in taxes and fees for all levels of government, according to NAHB’s “National Impact of Home Building and Remodeling” report.
April 8, 2020
A recent study from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) shows that housing stands poised to lead the economic rebound once social distancing and other virus mitigation efforts show success in containing the coronavirus pandemic.