NOVI, Mich., Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In an ongoing effort to promote and invest in the future of the plumbing profession, BrassCraft Manufacturing today announced its commitment to supporting the next generation of skilled tradesmen and women by awarding $1,500 scholarships to help plumbing apprentices enrolled in accredited training programs complete their schooling.
"Our goal with the scholarship program is to help bring talent into the plumbing industry and to help give students access to quality education," said Jill Shippy, Marketing Specialist, BrassCraft Manufacturing. "We're trying to make a difference, one student at a time."
Working with ABC (Associated Builders and Contractors), the PHCC Educational Foundation and their individual chapters, as well as independent technical and trade schools, BrassCraft Manufacturing supports plumbing apprentices participating in these four-or five-year schooling programs, and on the road to becoming journeyman plumbers.
"We feel it is important to help educate these young plumbers who will eventually join the workforce and hopefully become one of our valued customers," Shippy said. "Sometimes a scholarship is the difference in an apprentice completing his or her apprenticeship [versus dropping out]. We've had great feedback from our schools. And hearing that we are making a difference is very rewarding."
For more information about the scholarship program, contact Mrs. Shippy at [email protected].
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Plumbing professionals have trusted BrassCraft® products for nearly 70 years. BrassCraft Manufacturing was built on the foundation to manufacture and to sell innovative products. No matter where professional plumbing contractors look within the BrassCraft® product line, they see the same thing – a compulsion for doing things the right way. Every element is scrutinized: fittings, valves, connectors, materials and finishes. At the same time, this continuing commitment to quality also powers BrassCraft Manufacturing's innovation. Over the years, BrassCraft Manufacturing has introduced product after product that helps to change the game, from cutting down installation time to improving product durability and performance.
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BrassCraft Manufacturing Company, a Masco company, is a leading manufacturer of products for use in the new construction and repair/remodel markets. Founded in 1946, BrassCraft Manufacturing is headquartered and has manufacturing facilities in the U.S.
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