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How early should you decide on a trade career?

The answer is that there is no answer. Germany is a nation renowned for the high caliber of its trade workers and the goods they produce in construction and manufacturing. A big reason is a system for identifying mechanically adept individuals early on and tracking...

Influential Women In The Industry

June 11, 2014 by Candace Roulo From Contractor Magazine Influential Women In The Mechanical Contracting Industry This year is CONTRACTOR’s 60th Anniversary, and during these 60 years, editors of the magazine have visited contracting firms, manufacturers and...

Academic vs. vocational education

A well-rounded person needs both.   I feel blessed to have graduated (class of 1965) from one of the best public high schools in the country — Lane Technical in Chicago. Then as now, Lane Tech ranked among national leaders in graduation and college...