Adam Grubb of SGC and Greg Wells of Bestbath discuss the need to fill the labor pipeline with new talent from the younger generation, and how manufacturers are adapting to the changing landscape of the building products industry by supporting trade professionals with products that meet market demand.
Challenges Faced by the Next Generation of Trade Professionals
Adam Grubb of SGC and Greg Wells of Bestbath discuss the importance of exposing the younger generation to the career options available in the trades. Visibility is the first step toward introducing students to vocational careers; it’s the job of manufacturers and the education system to help students realize that real, relatable, and successful adults work with their hands.
Generating Interest Among Millennials of a Career in the Trades
Watch as Charlotte Pipe associates test DWV plumbing systems and measure sound, with and without insulation products. The test shows cast iron soil pipe, solid wall PVC and foam core PVC. Please note, this test is an experiment, not an endorsement.
Charlotte Pipe Compares Sound of Different Plumbing Materials