Workforce Development

TheTrussCo takes its workforce development efforts outside the box—and onto the airwaves.

Technical backgrounds aren't mandatory for students entering the industry with Grizzly Truss.

If you’re one of the hundreds of component manufacturers (CMs) currently challenged by finding and retaining a large enough skilled workforce to accomplish your business goals, there are no wrong answers to these questions. The only strategy to avoid is making decisions without good information.

A-1 takes a start-from-scratch approach to training new recruits.

With major worker shortages expected to persist and even rise for the construction industry, there are calls to bring shop classes back to schools.

A locally owned family business has contributed a substantial donation towards Lethbridge College’s trades and technologies facility.

Young candidates today get more interested when they tour a facility and see the drafting and design part of the process.

A tour can seal the deal with potential customers or cement a relationship with established ones.

Implement proven strategies now to prepare for another busy building season

It’s not about the technology, it’s about the team you have to support that technology.

Talking about manufacturing automation often leads to discussions about new equipment, software or other technology. But Buddy Raney of Raney Construction and Dana Rector of Universal Forest Products are quick to point out that what’s critical is workflow planning and people.