Multi-family starts fell 9.2% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 337,000 units, while single-family production remained essentially unchanged.
May 25, 2017
Nationwide housing starts fell 2.6% in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department.
The Leading Market Index (LMI) shows that markets in 183 of the approximately 340 metro areas nationwide returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity in the first quarter of 2017.
May 17, 2017
Based on current price, permit and employment data, markets nationwide are running at an average of 100% normal economic and housing activity, according to the recently released National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index (LMI).
Vitro Glass and the city of Wichita Falls were recognized for a $1.9 million project that diverts treated non-potable wastewater from the city’s Northside Wastewater Treatment Plant to seven glass-cooling towers operated by Vitro Glass.
April 12, 2017
The Wichita Falls, Texas, plant operated by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has been cited as a national model for water reclamation in a case study published by the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF).
Decoration is a key process in the manufacture of architectural, automotive and hollow glass, and adds considerably more value to the end product. GlassPrint 2017 is a two-day event that will present anyone involved with this important and expanding sector with the latest trends and developments for the decoration of all types of glass. Read More
glasstec 2018: Glass production technology, glass processing and finishing, to glass products, glazing, window and door making, and architecture. Furthermore, the show offers in-depth insights into future developments in the glass industry. Glass manufacturers and finishers put sophisticated glass applications on display that will even captivate the industry veteran. glasstec continues to serve as a forum for collaboration between manufacturers, architects, designers, and end users. Read More