Commercial Building Products
by ROB KIRKBRIDE Monday December 8, 2008
The concept of a paint that makes a wall a whiteboard seems simple, but IdeaPaint is an extremely complex product.
Sherwin-Williams Completes Acquisitions of Duron
Friday September 3, 2004
Company paid approximately $625 million.
Hunter Douglas Acquires European Firms
Friday August 15, 2003
The world's largest blindmaker gets bigger.
Hunter Douglas Profits Fall in First Quarter
Wednesday May 14, 2003
The strengthening of the euro relative to most other currencies affected results negatively by 15.9 percent.
McGraw-Hill Construction Partners with China Building Institute
Tuesday May 13, 2003
US manufacturers can introduce their building products in China's Building Product Handbook.
Evaluating the Impact of HVAC Duct Materials on Indoor Environments
Tuesday February 11, 2003
New technology enables manufacturers of HVAC materials to evaluate the types and levels of indoor pollutants.
Conwed and Wall Technologies Fabric Panels Get UL Listing
Wednesday November 6, 2002
There is a growing desire for the use of acoustics in commercial and educational spaces.
The Lean Learning Center Signs Contract With Chicago Metallic Corporation
Wednesday June 5, 2002
Manufacturer of ceiling systems and specialty products to get lean.
Owens Corning's Wall Technology, Inc. Launches Installed Solutions
Wednesday May 1, 2002
Company entered into an agreement with Innovative Interiors and Construction, making it a nationwide certified Eurospan Stretched Ceiling System installer.
National Gypsum Establishes Technology Innovation Center in Charlotte
Thursday March 21, 2002
Building will house analytical laboratories, a customer application lab, and a pilot facility for paper and board making.
Glidden Announces 3rd Annual Nationwide 'Colorful Classrooms' Campaign
Thursday January 31, 2002
Local kindergartens to receive a new learning environment.
Pittsburgh Paints Introduces Premium, High-Performance Paint With Zero VOC
Tuesday January 29, 2002
New paint is engineered for use in commercial, institutional and residential markets.
Pella Corporation Named to Fortune's Annual 100 Best to Work For
Thursday January 24, 2002
Company named for third consecutive year.
Armstrong Reports Sales Fell in Quarter
Monday August 6, 2001
Sales and earnings impacted by the soft economy.
USG Corporation Reports Second Quarter Sales Fell 19%
Wednesday July 25, 2001
Decline In wallboard selling prices and high energy costs lead to loss.
International Paper and Premdor Revise Terms of Masonite Sale
Friday July 6, 2001
The sale is subject to final approval by the Department of Justice and is expected to close on August 31, 2001.
USG & Lencore Acoustics in Alliance
Wednesday July 4, 2001
Alliance gives design professionals the ability to specify Lencore's sound-masking systems with all USG acoustical ceilings.
USG Corporation Files Voluntary Chapter 11
Tuesday June 26, 2001
USG chairman says asbestos litigation is "clearly out of hand" and that federal legislation is needed.
Sweet's Announces 2001 Marketplace Awards Winners
Friday June 22, 2001
National Gypsum named Best in Sweet's; Accuride, GP Gypsum, Pittsburgh Corning Glass Block, US Aluminum, Ellison Bronze all recognized.
USG: Suit May Lead to Bankruptcy
Tuesday June 5, 2001
Asbestos litigation costs may force it to seek federal bankruptcy protection.
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