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American Standard

"It is crucial to American Standard and the LIXIL Americas organization that there is a sufficiently skilled workforce to specify, install, and maintain our products. We applaud and support This Old House in its mission to change attitudes about trade professions. We are excited to help a new generation aspire to fulfilling and lucrative careers."  – Jeannette Long, VP of Marketing Communications for LIXIL Americas


“Skilled tradespeople rely on rugged, durable Carhartt products every day. And we are proud to support organizations like SkillsUSA, Helmets to Hardhats, and the Generation Next campaign in partnership with the mikeroweWorks Foundation that inspire and make it possible for hardworking men and women who want to enter the trades or hone their skills to further their craft in these professions.”  – Tony Ambroza, Senior VP of Marketing, Carhartt


“InSinkErator is proud to take an active role shining a spotlight on the real and urgent need to recruit and retain our next generation of skilled workers. By joining forces with our community, the plumbing industry, and now, This Old House, we can highlight the enviable careers offered in the building trades.”  – Chad Severson, President, InSinkErator


“Masco Corporation was founded by an entrepreneur with a passion for the trades. We are proud to support the Generation Next campaign in educating others about the value of the skilled trades, the career opportunities and the fulfillment of being able to not only dream something, but also build it – perhaps in this case, their future.”  —Keith Allman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Masco Corporation


“America’s skilled labor shortage is affecting our local and national economies and building sectors, and threatening to impede the perpetuation of essential knowledge and skills. The Generation Next campaign helps ensure the continued sustainability of our housing economy and workforce for generations to come, and HomeAdvisor is proud to be a supporter.” – Chris Terrill, CEO, HomeAdvisor

Marvin Windows and Doors

“We know how important a skilled workforce is to the future of residential and commercial construction. The work that the mikeroweWORKS Foundation is doing is commendable, and Marvin Windows and Doors is very proud to join This Old House in supporting scholarships for in-demand trade training.”  – Brett Boyum, NAHB Leading Suppliers Council Member & VP of Marketing


"NKBA is actively supporting the education and training of skilled labor, so we are thrilled to be the first association to support This Old House by providing KBIS as the launch platform for Generation Next. The skills gap is getting larger every year, and it has become a priority issue for our members." –Bill Darcy, CEO, NKBA

The Unico System

“Installers of the Unico System are thought of as the ‘best of the best’ in HVAC. We want to make sure that these great craftsmen have a bright new generation of quality installers continually joining—and continually improving—their ranks.” – Scott Intagliata, Marketing Director, The Unico System

Extended Stay America

"ESA is proud to support Generation Next as the official lodging of  the TOH Apprentices. Extended Stay America is the best choice hotel for long term or short term stays. Whether you are renovating your home or traveling for work, all of our hotels are convenient and comfortable, providing affordable rates so you get the best value. We provide fully equipped kitchens, on-site laundry facilities, and pet-friendly accommodations. Let us become your home away from home."


"For 135 years, Wolverine has been dedicated to making the most comfortable
work boots for the people who build this country. We at Wolverine hold
skilled tradespeople in the highest regard.  Without their support, we
would not still be here today.  We are honored to be supporting This Old
House and mikeroweWORKS to help close the skills gap our country faces

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