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Epwin priced for a downturn

Epwin priced for a downturn

Like any business, Epwin (EPWN) strives to build operational efficiencies, but the building products manufacturer – a cyclical game if ever there was one – is hostage to external factors. Pundits say we’re nearing the end of the economic cycle, yet a first-quarter 2019 trade survey from the Construction Products Association (CPA) revealed a net balance of 46 per cent of manufacturers experiencing a rise in sales during the quarter, although the CPA also warned of a noticeable slowing in investment in new buildings and plant.

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