The HMI index gauging current sales conditions for newly built single-family homes increased two points to 73, and the component measuring traffic of prospective buyers rose two points to 50.
August 21, 2019
Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes rose one point to 66 in August, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).
AAMA and IGMA announced unification discussions a year ago, with the goal of creating a new organization that can better serve the North American fenestration industry.
August 12, 2019
The memberships of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) have both voted to proceed with combining into one organization with a new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA).
Prior to accepting the nomination for vice chairman of associates, Johnson served on the FCICA board of directors for a year.
August 6, 2019
MAPEI Corp. recently announced that Jeff Johnson, business manager for Floor Covering Installation Systems (FCIS), has been elected to serve as vice chairman of associates on the executive board of the Flooring Contractors Association (FCICA).
This acquisition would reportedly enable Bostik to broaden its offering of solvent-free thermobonding solutions earmarked for many fast-growing industrial applications in the automotive, construction, textile, and medical markets.
July 30, 2019
Arkema recently announced that Bostik plans to acquire Prochimir, a company specializing in high-performance thermobonding adhesive films.
In the plumbing industry, solvent-based PVC cements are used for bonding PVC plastics. However, if you need a solvent-free system, cyanoacrylates and reactive acrylics have been widely used on rigid PVC.
The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) announces its Training Academy schedule for 2014 which will include 14 new program titles that includes a blend of 101/201 training, business trends webinars and value-added regulatory topics. Read More
The World Adhesive & Sealant Conference (WAC) is the most important international event for stakeholders in the Adhesive and Sealant industry worldwide. WAC takes place only once every four years alternating between the United States, Europe and Asia. Read More