Why Is the U.S. Government Making It More Difficult to Manufacture Trusses?


Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:00pm (America/Chicago)

The U.S. government is increasingly making it more difficult for manufacturers to find people willing and qualified to work in the plant. Similarly, federal lawmakers are not doing enough to address ongoing trade disputes with other countries, which is raising the costs of raw materials. Join the webinar to hear more about these topics, and what you can do to help the building component industry.

  • Rick Parrino is general manager at Plum Building Systems in Waukee, Iowa. A past president of SBCA, he currently serves the association as chair of the Advocacy Committee.
  • Sean Shields is SBCA's Director of Communications. He also handles advocacy efforts and legislative affairs for the association.