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News Releases

May
05,
2021
| 13:48 PM America/Chicago
“More and more ‘Baby Boomers’ are saying goodbye to their jobs in construction, manufacturing and engineering, and
April
06,
2021
| 15:34 PM America/Chicago
Pella Corporation, a leading window and door manufacturer, is spreading awareness of the importance of window safety in
March
09,
2021
| 12:09 PM America/Chicago
The Easy-Slide Operator – Pella Corporation’s innovative new hardware solution – has been named winner of the Best of
March
01,
2021
| 13:57 PM America/Chicago
In a move that breaks window and door category norms, Pella Corporation’s new brand campaign – Stormy Heights –
February
09,
2021
| 10:57 AM America/Chicago
The Easy-Slide Operator – Pella Corporation’s innovative new hardware solution – has been named winner of the Best
Power Breakfast: 9 ideas to keep in mind during COVID recovery opens in new window
Iowa Housing Needs Tim Yaggi, president and CEO, Pella Corp. Iowa’s population increases have consistently trailed the national average. Without accelerated population growth, our long-term prosperity will be constrained by the lack of people to fill jobs. For businesses (and arguably for states and cities), growth is a critical indicator of health, and even their odds of survival. Growth is imperative, and if growth cannot be supported in Iowa because of the lack of an available and qualified workforce, investment priorities will shift increasingly toward other states with deeper labor pools.
13
May
2021
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High Demand For Skilled Laboropens in new window
It’s graduation season, so it’s smart to recognize a line of work that offers good jobs. Skilled trades---jobs in constructions, manufacturing, engineering---is in dire need of young up-and-comers! Joining PSL over Zoom is Nicolle Picaray, Public Relations and Brand Communications Manager for Pella Corporation, a company on the front lines of finding and training people in skilled trades. Picaray emphasizes that there is an abundance of job openings at Pella and other companies for skilled tradespeople. One great aspect of getting into these fields is that you can often enter the workforce without a two or four year college degree.
07
May
2021
www.kwqc.com
Recruiting Young Workers Key To Filling Available Trade Jobsopens in new window
Even though Wednesday is National Skilled Trades Day, there aren't enough people in those fields. The demand is skyrocketing, the main issue is American factories are having a hard time finding people actually wanting to do the work.
06
May
2021
www.msn.com
Pella Recognizes National Skilled Trades Dayopens in new window
“More and more Baby Boomers are saying goodbye to their jobs in construction, manufacturing and engineering, and companies are really feeling the crunch,” said Shelly Cole, human resources director of operations and engineering for Pella Corporation (Pella). Pella, a leading window and door manufacturer, is highlighting the importance of skilled trades jobs by recognizing National Skilled Trades Day today, May 5, according to a release from Pella. Observed the first Wednesday in May, this day celebrates the crucial role skilled labor plays in the economy and in the job market, while also focusing on encouraging younger generations to explore career options in the skilled trades.
05
May
2021
www.gettysburgtimes.com
Recruiting Young Workers Key To Filling Available Trade Jobsopens in new window
Even though Wednesday is National Skilled Trades Day, there aren't enough people working in those fields. The demand is skyrocketing, the main issue is American factories are having a hard time finding people actually wanting to do the work. "There's a perception that it's dirty, dusty hard work that's undesirable," Pella Corporation Operations Manager Kurtis Webb said.
05
May
2021
www.weareiowa.com