Survey looks to shed light on door and window industry

By Catherine Kavanaugh
Staff Reporter

Published: March 14, 2014 11:31 am ET
Updated: March 14, 2014 11:34 am ET

Related to this story

Topics Extrusion, United States, Building/construction, Windows & doors

Door and window manufacturers can see how they measure up against the competition by participating in a Building Industry Advisors, LLC, survey about how they did during the 2013 calendar year.

The investment banking firm set a May 15 deadline for the return of completed questionnaires, which will be compiled for the Door & Window Industry Benchmark Survey.

All responses will be kept confidential. The survey will focus on data that can be used to make the best decisions in the current market environment. It will contain a financial analysis and information about lead time, worker productivity, marketing practices and areas of concern that will require action.

The results of the survey will be available by the end of June. The companies that participate will receive a discount on purchasing the results.

Also, survey takers that submit complete financial statements will get a summary valuation of their company as of year-end 2013.

“With the market in recovery, this is an excellent time for companies to compare their financial performance with that of their competitors,” Michael E. Collins, managing director of the Chicago-based Building Industry Advisors, said in an email.

To obtain a survey, contact Collins at mcollins@buildingia.com. Responses can be submitted via mail, email or fax to Building Industry Advisors.


Comments

Survey looks to shed light on door and window industry

By Catherine Kavanaugh
Staff Reporter

Published: March 14, 2014 11:31 am ET
Updated: March 14, 2014 11:34 am ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story


More stories

Image

Shipping slowdowns add to season's stress

December 16, 2014 4:02 pm ET

Toy companies know what they want for Christmas: an end to crippling shipping delays at West Coast ports.    More

Image

Fiat Chrysler drops Chrysler Group name in favor of FCA US

December 16, 2014 9:05 am ET

Chrysler is Chrysler no more. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the Netherlands-based parent company of what was Chrysler Group LLC, said today that it has...    More

Image

Blow molder begins expansion

December 16, 2014 11:56 am ET

SPI Blow Molding LLC is growing in two phases that will give the Columa, Mich.-based company more room for storage, warehousing and secondary...    More

Image

Pent-up demand fueling extrusion machinery market

December 9, 2014 1:10 pm ET

These are good times for machinery companies that serve flexible packaging — big-dollar items like blown and cast film equipment, and sheet...    More

Image

Brazilian-owned buyer to reopen Ohio films plant

December 8, 2014 4:08 pm ET

UPDATED — The 70 workers at Dow Chemical Co.’s polyolefin films plant in Findlay, Ohio, have received an early Christmas present — t...    More

Market Reports

Flexible Packaging Trends in North America

Our latest RESEARCH report examines trends in FLEXIBLE PACKAGING impacting the North American market including a review of economic conditions, key drivers of growth, materials pricing, M&A activity, sustainability challenges and the outlook for 2015.

Learn more

Plastics Recycling Trends in North America

This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.

Learn more

Plastics in Mexico - State of the Industry Report

This report analyzes the $20 billion plastics industry in Mexico including sales of machinery & equipment, resins and finished products.

Our analysts provide insight on business trends, foreign investment, top end markets and plastics processing activity. The report also provides important data on exports, production, employment and value of plastics products manufactured.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

October 27, 2015 - October 29, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - New York - 2015

More Events