Construction Career Days Event

Skilled labor in construction is a commodity in short supply.  The York Builders Association (YBA) and James CRAFT & Son have teamed up to change that by giving area high school students an opportunity to explore local skilled trade career opportunities in action. The objective of the Construction Career Days Event is to build awareness […]

Annual Awards & Safety Day

This year we changed things up for our annual December Awards & Safety Day and held our event at an off-site venue. Our office shut down for the day, and our entire team gathered for relevant safety-related training and updates. The day ended with awards and a holiday luncheon. We had quite a few special […]

James W. Craft Scholarship Program

Each year, a few students from our local high school are awarded James W. Craft Scholarships.  James W. is the grandfather of our 4th Generation owners at James Craft & Son.  James W. valued hard work and understood the importance of education, which he encouraged his children and grandchildren to pursue. The scholarships are granted […]

Fabrication Excellence!

James CRAFT & Son has a talented group of employees, and its Pre-Fab department is no different. That department provides great efficiencies in the field by fabricating pipe assemblies in advance, under controlled conditions, so they can be easily installed upon arrival at the job site. Recently, some employees in the Pre-Fab shop worked to […]

In-House Success Skills Training Program

They asked; we delivered! Some of our employees requested additional training opportunities in a recent employee survey. In 2017, James CRAFT & Son will begin to conduct regular, in-house training on a variety of topics that will be helpful to our employees in an effort to develop their knowledge base. Our first Success Skills Training […]

Administrative Team at James CRAFT & Son

The administrative team at James CRAFT & Son recently got out of the office for a luncheon in celebration of Administrative Professionals’ Day.  The management team recognizes the important roles these ladies have around our office.  Thank you for your (in some cases many) years of dedication to the company.  The employees in these positions […]

Apprenticeship Application Season Blog – By: Nicole Bazdar

It’s Apprenticeship Application Season! James CRAFT & Son will begin accepting applications for its apprenticeship training program on Monday, April 20th. Positions are available in the Plumbing, Sheet Metal, and Electrician classifications. Apprenticeship programs combine on-the-job training with classroom instruction from experienced craftsman. They provide a unique opportunity for individuals to further their education while […]

ABC Instructor of the Year Blog – By: Nicole Bazdar

You probably already know that many construction workers are well-educated via apprenticeship programs that provide specialized training and experience. However, that education is only as good as the instructors! James CRAFT & Son is fortunate to have 2 very talented instructors on our team. Jerry Brown, one of our Sheet Metal Mechanics, was recently honored […]

Habitat for Humanity Blog – By: Nicole Bazdar

The employees at James CRAFT & Son are great at fabricating and installing ductwork and piping systems. They’re also great at servicing a variety of plumbing and HVAC equipment in large commercial, industrial, and institutional projects all over the mid-Atlantic region. But recently, some of our employees donated their personal time to help out on […]

Mission Statement Blog – By: Nicole Bazdar

There are currently 4 members of the 5th generation of James CRAFT & Son, Inc. who have joined the company full-time over the last 5 years. Jessica, Steven, James and I meet on a monthly basis to discuss our family involvement and any improvements or changes we would like to see within the organization. We […]