[VIDEO] What is the Construction Industry Doing to Solve a Workforce Shortage?

ForConstructionPros.com conducted interviews with various manufacturers and experts while at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 to discuss how construction contractors can help solve the workforce puzzle.

Eric Zieser of Case Construction Equipment says the backhoe loader is in demand in the construction industry and was a natural fit for an electric machine.

Julie Davis with AEM talks about what the association is doing to help fill the pipelines for manufacturing and the trades.

Jim Colvin, president and CEO of Serious Labs, discusses how the company uses leading edge technology, such as virtual reality, to train the next generation of industrial and trades workers.

Wirtgen's Center for Training and Technology has developed into a platform to reach training needs of the company, dealers, customers and the industry.

Tom Doyle with ARA talks about the ARA Rental Works workforce development initiative, which was launched to help attract and recruit to the rental industry.

Richard Willis from NAPA talks about the association's workforce development committee, which it started in 2019.

Drew Carruthers with CM Labs Simulations talks about the uses and benefits of simulators with construction worker and equipment operator training.

David Coe with Orion Talent talks about the terrific resource military talent has been and will continue to be for the construction industry.