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Recognizing the Value of the Skilled Trades

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  People value skilled trades for the everyday necessities they bring to life. From plumbing to electrical, machinists, and construction, trades play a vital role worldwide. They make the Read more

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WALBRO AWARDED 43 PATENTS IN 2021 – 2022
February 7, 2023

Tucson, AZ, February 3, 2023 – Walbro, LLC continues to focus on innovation and protect its intellectual property.  Walbro was granted 24 patents in 2021 and 19 in 2022 respectively.    The new patents cover an array of products across our fuel systems and engine management business units.  Walbro has been granted over 1900 patents since […]

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Sustainability in Industry 4.0
The Need for Sustainability in Industry 4.0
February 7, 2023

What is Industry 4.0? A revolution that has many names, Industry 4.0 is the name of the 21st century technology boom that is creating advanced AI, robotics, and smart, connected devices. But how can industry 4.0 help change the way businesses conduct business? On this episode of “What Just Happened?“, host Christine Russo spoke […]

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Secondary Ticket Market Prices Spike with LeBron James on the Verge of History
February 7, 2023

38,387 points. That’s the number of points scored by all-time NBA points leader Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. And all that separates LeBron James from surpassing that number is 36 points. LeBron’s career average is 27.2 points scored per game. That number puts James on pace to overtake Jabbar’s record on February 9 when the Lakers face […]

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Recognizing the Value of the Skilled Trades
February 1, 2023

People value skilled trades for the everyday necessities they bring to life. From plumbing to electrical, machinists, and construction, trades play a vital role worldwide. They make the world happen. Unfortunately, there is a growing gap in the skilled trades workforce, despite high wages, employer-funded training, readily available positions, and the opportunity to apply […]

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A Look Into the Architectural Designs of the Lusail and 974 Stadium
November 29, 2022

The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar has kicked off this year and to prepare for the event, Qatar has invested billions of dollars in building eco-friendly and architecturally advanced sports facilities, undertaking enormous economic and infrastructure developments. Lionel Scharly, Strategic Architectural Advisor, Real Estate Bees gives his perspective on Qatar World Cup buildings as well […]

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The Value that Exists in Trades as a Career Choice
November 18, 2022

A university degree has been the traditional career path method for decades. But things are changing, and trade schools are becoming more popular, with good reason. Trades can offer faster pathways to a career, stable pay, and better flexibility than the normal 9 to 5. As newer generations approach their futures differently, trades are becoming […]

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Single-Family Home Building Reaches Two-Year Low
November 9, 2022

U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in September causing the number of new single-family home builds to tumble to the lowest level in more than two years. New single-family home projects have fallen to 4.7%, an annual rate of 892,000, the lowest level since May 2020, and are unlikely to see a rebound soon with […]

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Deconstruction: The Comprehensive Role for Quality Control in Project Planning and Implementation
August 2, 2022

Jon Herring, the Quality Control Director at VCC, joins Gabrielle Bejarano in this episode to discuss the role of quality control at VCC and how substitutions in supplies create complications. The VCC’s Total Quality Management (TQM) department starts by assessing risk on jobs. TQM ensures the plan is in place and its key players understand […]

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Deconstruction: The Importance of Design in Pre-Construction
July 11, 2022

Design plays a critical role in the pre-construction phase of a project. At VCC, their In-House Design and Construction Integration team gets involved in all projects from start to finish. Donn Calaway, Chief Design Officer at VCC, heads up the design and construction integration group. He sat down with Gabrielle Bejarano to talk about some […]

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Building the Next Generation Through Sharing Knowledge
June 6, 2022

As technology continues to find ways to keep growing, sharing knowledge and building trustful relationships plays an important role in the next generation. Hosts Greg Crumpton and Tyler Kern sat down with Ron Vokoun, the Director of Critical Facilities at OAC Services, to discuss the industry and the factors around its growth. When Vokoun entered […]

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Mainstream Modular: Modular Construction: Here and Now
March 29, 2022

The modular construction industry has seen record growth since 2015. Once considered a lower quality and cheaper alternative to traditional construction, the industry has found a new life as a viable solution to construction needs. Tom Hardiman, executive director of the Modular Building Institute (MBI), spoke with Tyler Kern about the past, present, and future […]

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Studio Insights: Shining a Bright Light on Studio Design
February 17, 2022

Lighting isn’t a popular topic, but it means everything for creating quality productions. John Gebbie, New York Business Development Director, Barbizon Electric Company and Peter Provost, President and Director of Design, Provost Studio, spoke with Host Tyler Kern about this. Lighting systems integration is infrastructure. “My role in the equation is to bring all those […]

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