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Oswald Opens New Training Center

Always promoting growth and improvement, Oswald recently expanded our home offices with the addition of a new training center. The new space–called the Kaizen Training Center– will help facilitate Last Planner® Sessions, continuing education and workshops for both Oswald employees and our project teams. We are excited to use this new resource to improve the…

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Adding Value to the Trade Industry

It’s no secret that the construction industry has changed dramatically over the past couple of decades. But for all its ups and downs, one thing that has remained constant is the demand for the skilled trades. The need for specialists such as welders, electricians, pipefitters, plumbers, machinists, and technicians has become even more urgent in…

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Bringing Back the Tradesmen

Where have all the tradesmen gone? This is one of the most prevalent – and important – questions being asked in the construction industry today. Although the market has moderately rebounded from the throes of the Great Recession, many of the effects of the prolonged slump in housing and construction are still lingering. 

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Oswald Welcomes New Leadership

The Oswald Company is pleased to welcome Kevin Mire to the organization as Vice President. In this role, Kevin will work alongside the Business Development and leadership team to continue to grow Oswald’s position as a leader in the industry. With almost 20 years of experience, Kevin brings an extensive background in business development, pre-construction…

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A tradesman working on a Oswald Company project.

Where Have All the Tradesmen Gone?

The trade industry has undergone a seismic shift over the past couple of decades. Technological developments, cultural changes and the lingering effects of the Great Recession have all contributed to what many experts see as a troubling trend: A lack of skilled tradesmen in today’s workforce. Somewhere along the way, the number of people going…

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