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  • February 19, 2019

    Johns Manville (JM) announced today it will make a significant investment toward expanding capacity at its Defiance, Ohio, manufacturing facility. The expansion will allow Johns Manville to increase the production of its fiberglass pipe insulation products, Micro-Lok® HP and Micro-Lok® HP Ultra.

  • February 19, 2019

    Have you ever thought about what impact the insulation industry has on the overall U.S. economy? In comparison to many industries the insulation industry is relatively small, but its impact should not be underestimated. Following is the executive summary from The Contributions of Insulation to the U.S. Economy in 2017, which was published in April 2018 by the Economics and Statistics Department of the American Chemistry Council (ACC).

    Click here to read the summary of the report. Click here to download the full report. 

  • February 19, 2019

    An Insulation Energy Appraisal provides a data-backed analysis for facility/plant managers and owners to better understand how a properly selected, specified, designed, installed, and maintained mechanical insulation system can save money and enhance system performance. Whether the appraisal includes a system, a mechanical room, or the entire plant or campus, it will clearly illustrate the value of mechanical insulation.

  • February 19, 2019

    Healthcare facilities spend over $6.5 billion on energy each year, according to Energy Star. That amount is constantly rising as these facilities work to meet the rising needs of patients.

  • January 16, 2019

    We had a lot of great webinars in 2018, and we’ve taken a few minutes to dig into which ones were the most popular. Below, we’ve outlined our top three webinars from the year. You can find all of them on The Source or link directly to them from the article below.

  • January 16, 2019

    NATIONAL HARBOR, MD – October 25, 2018 – Dodge Data & Analytics today released its 2019 Dodge Construction Outlook, a mainstay in construction industry forecasting and business planning. The report predicts that total U.S. construction starts for 2019 will be $808 billion, staying essentially even with the $807 billion estimated for 2018.

  • January 16, 2019

    As we move into the final year of a decade that has seen its share of peaks and valleys, there is no doubt that our industry is an active participant in building the future of the modern world.

  • January 16, 2019

    Chuck Hammel doesn’t know what 2019 will bring, but he knows his trucking company has to prepare for it. “Really, who can look that far ahead?” he told JOC.com at Pitt Ohio Group headquarters in Pittsburgh in mid-October. “You can’t predict the future, but you do have to be ready for it. The best thing I can do is ensure my company is prepared.”

  • December 12, 2018

    It’s that time of year again – time for a quick recap of our most popular blogs in 2018. We talked about everything from poly-iso foam to new industry construction standards. Take a look at our top 5 most popular blogs from 2018.

  • December 12, 2018

    Halfway through 2018, it is time to look at the construction industry trends and predictions and see which ones are shaping up. Keeping on top of new and emerging trends in the construction industry not only helps keep your company from falling behind, but it helps you prepare for the future. This year has been an interesting year, with many changes to supply routes and technology. With the continuing growth and evolution of the construction industry, companies must stay up-to-date if they want to remain competitive. Here are 10 construction industry trends in 2018 that will carry into 2019.