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Mexico Leads Latin American Hotel Construction in Q1

The first quarter pipeline for hotel construction in Latin America totaled 604 projects representing 104,275 rooms, dropping 14% and 16% respectively, compared to the same period in 2020. These are the lowest counts for both rooms and projects since second quarter 2012. Mexico led the region in construction with 215 projects with 37,786 rooms. See Lodging

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CPA Welcomes New Member

The CPA Board of Directors recently voted to approve the following new Associate Member. Hermes Abrasives Ltd., Virginia Beach, VA, is a manufacturer of coated and bonded abrasives. The primary contact will be Alex Dean, Manager, Technical Sales Support. See Hermes Abrasives

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Sauder Announces New Commercial Furniture Division

Sauder Woodworking, Archbold, OH, announced the formation of a new commercial office division. The new division, Sauder Commercial Office, includes product lines designed and tested to meet commercial office furniture standards of durability and allow for a multitude of configurations. See Furniture Today and Sauder

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George Merriam Retires from Seemac

Longtime industry veteran George Merriam will retire at the end of May after more than 47 years in the industry.  George has been a Sales Manager with Seemac for 23 years based in Greensboro, NC.  He has been a long-standing supporter of the Association and served as the 2002 Chairman of the Composite Wood Council,

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U.S. Builder Confidence Holds Strong in May

U.S. builder confidence for new single-family homes in May was unchanged from April at 83 points, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI component gauging current sales conditions remained at 88 and the measurement of sales expectations in the next six months gained 1 point from April

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Mexico Leads Latin American Hotel Construction in Q1

The first quarter pipeline for hotel construction in Latin America totaled 604 projects representing 104,275 rooms, dropping 14% and 16% respectively, compared to the same period in 2020. These are the lowest counts for both rooms and projects since second quarter 2012. Mexico led the region in construction with 215 projects with 37,786 rooms. See Lodging

Read More »

CPA Welcomes New Member

The CPA Board of Directors recently voted to approve the following new Associate Member. Hermes Abrasives Ltd., Virginia Beach, VA, is a manufacturer of coated and bonded abrasives. The primary contact will be Alex Dean, Manager, Technical Sales Support. See Hermes Abrasives

Read More »

Sauder Announces New Commercial Furniture Division

Sauder Woodworking, Archbold, OH, announced the formation of a new commercial office division. The new division, Sauder Commercial Office, includes product lines designed and tested to meet commercial office furniture standards of durability and allow for a multitude of configurations. See Furniture Today and Sauder

Read More »

George Merriam Retires from Seemac

Longtime industry veteran George Merriam will retire at the end of May after more than 47 years in the industry.  George has been a Sales Manager with Seemac for 23 years based in Greensboro, NC.  He has been a long-standing supporter of the Association and served as the 2002 Chairman of the Composite Wood Council,

Read More »

U.S. Builder Confidence Holds Strong in May

U.S. builder confidence for new single-family homes in May was unchanged from April at 83 points, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI component gauging current sales conditions remained at 88 and the measurement of sales expectations in the next six months gained 1 point from April

Read More »
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