By Ashley Luke Small businesses are big. Today, there are more than 28 million small businesses in the United States and 19% of them are family owned. Many of them operate in the trade industries—construction, plumbing, electrical, painting and more. They employ mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers and cousins, often through multiple generations, and share decades Read more

Like many others in the plumbing industry, Chase Wenger started out on the weekends helping his dad, who is co-owner (with Chase’s uncle) of C.V. Wenger Inc., Chambersburg, Pa. “When I was a kid, I hated cleaning the house so I would leap at any chance to go to work with my dad. We’d stop for Read more

Emerson’s new ratchet cutter line from Greenlee offers up to a 35% reduction in peak energy Greenlee, part of Emerson’s professional tools portfolio, introduces their complete line of high-performance Ratchet Cable and ACSR Cutters with up to 35% reduction in peak energy when cutting copper in comparison to a manual cutter. The line includes five Read more

Second-annual grant program helps launch, grow, and strengthen home service businesses across the U.S. and Canada Jobber, the leading provider of home service management software, today announced that Jobber Grants, the first program of its kind designed to support and shine a spotlight on the hard-working entrepreneurs within the home service sector, is now accepting Read more

The engineering and building trades industry has fallen behind other industries regarding digitization to enable growth, evolution, and productivity. However, the construction firm still uses the standard methods of handling their business activities. The crippling effects of the COVID 19 and the lockdown on the construction industry can’t be undermined; hence it is only suitable Read more