2018 Excellence In Construction Awards Blog

If you have spent time on our website or Facebook, you know James CRAFT & Son prides itself on providing “Quality CRAFTsmanship in Every Job” and being a contractor of the highest quality standards. This was once again proven at the Excellence in Construction Awards Gala for the Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors for […]

Fall is a very busy time at James CRAFT & Son

Our apprentices started classes at ABC Keystone. This year we have 11 Plumbing Apprentices, 5 Sheet Metal Apprentices and 4 HVAC Technician Apprentices.  We are always so proud of the hard work our apprentices put into their jobs as well as their studies. We wish them a very successful school year.   HVAC Service Apprentice […]

Jessica Craft Schlosberg Named One of Central PA’s Forty Under 40

On Tuesday, October 9, our very own Jessica Craft Schlosberg was honored as one of Central Penn Business Journal’s 2018 Forty Under 40 award recipients for her commitment to business growth, professional excellence and community service at an evening reception and awards program at Hilton Harrisburg. This prestigious program showcased the region’s most talented young […]

Why should I Pre-Fab?

Having materials pre-assembled, fabricated and ready for final install can be a huge advantage to your company or your business. You can save downtime for your systems or operations, reduce installation costs, increase the level of quality control, reduce safety risks, improve your schedule and other benefits. Below are some photos of our shop in […]

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 […]

Congratulations Spring 2018 Graduates

May is an exciting month as we celebrate three of our upcoming graduates.  Service Department Co-op Students Charles Smith and Raymond Mattie-Torres will both graduate from the York County School of Technology in early June. Both young men have spent their spring semesters working with our Senior Service Technicians. Through this process they’ve experienced hands […]

Why Quality Matters in your Mechanical Systems

Why does quality matter for your mechanical systems?  Those systems are located behind walls or tucked above ceilings, so why is a quality installation so important? Glad you asked! Often overlooked and underappreciated, quality workmanship is an important aspect of mechanical construction projects. Too often the construction industry gets a bad reputation because of the […]

Red Lion Student Tour

On December 14th, James CRAFT & Son had the good fortune to host Red Lion High School juniors and seniors for an information session and tour.  Kimberly Morris, Career Coordinator for Red Lion Area School District, identified seven students interest in Careers in Construction to visit our facility. During their visit the students learned about […]

Junior Achievement YES! Event at Central York Middle School

Recently three of us had the pleasure and privilege of volunteering at Central York Middle School’s YES! event on Friday, December 1st!  It was a large event with more than 1,000 students reached in just a few hours.  It was a lot of fun (and rewarding) to interact with the 7th and 8th grade students.  […]

What’s Behind “Our Mission Statement”

Our company is guided by the following mission statement… “James CRAFT & Son, Inc. is a family owned and managed company with a proud heritage, whose mission is to be the leading provider of superior mechanical systems and services, through quality CRAFTsmanship, committed customer service and professional solutions.”   …but what exactly is behind this […]