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FMI: Construction Market Ready to Pop

Total construction put-in-place (CPIP) for 2015 is predicted to grow 8 percent according to the latest report from FMI. This supports earlier FMI predictions that CPIP will top $1 trillion in 2015, something the market has not seen since 2008. This indicates that the economy is on track for a resilient recovery.

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Former Eriez President Chet Giermak Dies

Eriez announced that Chet Giermak, who served as the company’s president and CEO from 1971 to 2003, died on March 16. “Chet was a great man who has left an indelible mark on Eriez’ business, people and culture,” said Eriez President and CEO Tim Shuttleworth. “His legacy lives on at Eriez every day.”

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