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Posted By ASC, Thursday, May 21, 2020 Blog from Paul Bertram


Continuing the discussion regarding the ASC Growth Program, this blog is to address trending Vertical Wall trends from the report and new opportunities.

In the last blog, on roofing, I mentioned early perspectives on the Coronavirus and that the American construction industry would not be immune to respective impacts. Who could have predicted the severity of those implications and resulting shutdowns and disruptions to business? Specific to the adhesives and sealants industry, as well as most other industries, the impacts ripple across all market sectors from manufacturer and related supply chains, end use customers to shutdowns of construction sites and installing contractors.

In the article, “Building Materials Distributor Bucking Downward Trend During Pandemic” from Walls and Ceilings website, AD eCommerce reported an increase in customer online activity and orders in spite of lockdown. The story indicated sales were up this past February and down in March with anticipation of tough months ahead.

Architectural Digest reported that while construction jobs started before the pandemic...




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