Industry News

Five Reasons for Low Contactor Margins

Don Swasing, CEM and COO of site prep firm Schlouch Inc

MILWAUKEE – Construction is a high-risk, low-margin business, with some sectors faring better than others. According to Tyler Paré, principal with FMI Corp., a construction-focused consulting and investment banking firm, when barriers to entry are high, margins improve. Data from Risk Management Associates supports this view. Average profit margin before …

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72 U.S. and EU Associations Send Joint Letter to U.S. President Biden and EU President von der Leyen Calling for Immediate Suspension of Retaliatory Tariffs

Lifting Tariffs WiEase Economic Burden & Help Reset Trans-Atlantic Trading Relationship BRUSSELS – Seventy-two U.S. and European associations representing a wide range of industries sent a letter today to President Joseph R. Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen urging the immediate suspension of tariffs on sectors unrelated …

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Five Predictions for an Unpredictable 2021

By: Paul Wilson, Senior Director Commercial Development, Industrial IoT Division, ZTR MILWAUKEE – What’s in store for the construction industry? How will OEMs and rental companies adapt to better serve their customers? How are customer needs changing? And in the face of a global pandemic – what does recovery look …

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