The Colorado Springs Business Journal presented awards for the “Best in Business” to organizations in different business sectors. Qualtek Manufacturing received the award for the Manufacturing category. President Chris Fagnant attributed the positive business reputation Qualtek earned to the work and community engagement developed by his parents and former leaders of the company, Mary and Tony Fagnant. That legacy of strengthening the Colorado Springs business community continues today.
Qualtek, Lockheed Martin, and other manufacturers were featured in an article about the robust manufacturing sector that is thriving in Colorado Springs. One reason is training programs provided by regional colleges to grow the region’s highly skilled workforce. Read the full article here.
With a theme of PMA as industry leaders in workforce development, Qualtek’s CEO Troy Roberts began his term as PMA Board Chairman. Robert’s cites PMA’s leadership in addressing both opportunities and challenges associated with attracting young people to the industry. Read more.
Cost US Jobs
Even though Qualtek sources most of its steel and aluminum in the U.S., new tariffs on imported material will now stop growth and cost high-paying U.S. jobs. Manufacturers are banding together to oppose tariffs that hurt the U.S. economy. Watch the story.