The BGL Building Products and Construction Materials Insider addresses capital markets and mergers and acquisitions activity, financial and operating performance of certain publicly-traded companies, and trends and issues affecting the industry.

Capitalizing on strengthening industry fundamentals and leaner cost structures, many building products manufacturers and suppliers are experiencing record levels of profitability as construction and repair and remodeling activity increases. With the recovery gaining momentum, buyers have returned to the market and are actively searching for M&A opportunities, particularly those involving businesses capturing the growing demand for products that promote energy efficiency, sustainability, and livability.