Global research shows nine in 10 agree more people should enter the trades; 3M commits to advocacy and education to expand the talent pipeline 3M is premiering a new documentary film, “Skilled,” to celebrate the skilled trades and break down stereotypes that may prevent people from pursuing these vital careers. “Skilled” features four trade workers—a Read more

Dating back to the early 1900s with his great grandfather, you could say that plumbing runs in the Plumberlorian’s blood. He,  (@theplumberlorian on IG), alongside his brother, has run a family-owned and operated plumbing service and repair company since 2005. He started in the plumbing trade as a part-time apprentice while he was attending college Read more

When Jonathan Cheever snowboards in World Cup races this winter, he has the Viega logo on his uniform. When he installs hot water heaters this summer, he’ll have Viega fittings in his toolbox. Viega LLC is stoked to announce its sponsorship of Jonathan Cheever, a 2018 Olympian and a 14-year member of the U.S. Snowboard Read more

It’s no secret that the trades are desperate for skilled workers. Part of the problem in recruiting young people to the trades lies in the manner in which tradespeople are perceived. A select few have made it their mission to update the perception of tradespeople. Mike Rowe’s TV Show “Dirty Jobs” highlights important trades jobs Read more

Uniweld Products’ CrossBow™ Ratchet Tube Bender enables plumbers and HVAC/R technicians to make precision bends up to 90 degrees with soft copper and aluminum tubing. The low friction mandrels and rotating side support blocks provide precision bending in restricted spaces. Bend tubing sizes: 3/8″, 1/2″, 5/8″, 3/4″, 7/8″, and 1-1/8″ O.D. You can produce bends Read more