Category: Media Coverage

Ending the Stigma Behind Trade Schools and Jobs

"Half of students coming out of high school aren't even aware of trade programs at all," says Franchisee of Metal Supermarkets Rockford Nick Voigt.

Metal Supermarkets Sparks Student Interest in Welding

A projected 400 jobs will be added in the welding industry in Indiana by 2020, and schools are working to ensure students are trained and prepared to enter the workforce.

Metal Supermarkets Franchisee Donates to Welding Class

Jesse Johnson, franchisee of Metal Supermarkets Indianapolis (East), has been donating scrap metal to local schools for five years now.

Georgia Loses 14,900 Job In April

Jobs have been declining at a rapid pace in Atlanta, Georgia, losing 14,900 jobs in April 2019, according to the Department of Labor.

Skilled Worker Shortage

The skilled workers industry is suffering as an increasing number young adults are pursing four-year college degrees.

Metal Supermarkets Partners with Trade Colleges

Tampa, Florida is experiencing a rapid decline in welders, with the American Welding Society predicting a nation-wide shortage of more than 450,000 skilled welding professionals by 2022.

Metal Supermarkets Supports Welding Students

Recognizing the shrinking number of trade laborers entering the workforce, Mark Hoenen has taken initiative by hiring high school students to help out at his Metal Supermarkets franchise in Victoria, British Columbia.