SKILLED Centennial Awards Provide a Pathway into the Construction Industry for Missouri Youth

May 03, 2021 | St. Louis, MO

With labor shortages in the A/E/C industry at an all-time high, S. M. Wilson & Co.’s trademarked construction career education program, SKILLED®, has partnered with the Missouri School Board Association (MSBA) to launch the Centennial Awards to inspire the next generation. The award challenges high school students across the State of Missouri to inspire their […]

S. M. Wilson’s SKILLED Program Offers Virtual Aid to Community

Oct 13, 2020 | St. Louis, MO

For decades S. M. Wilson has proudly built education facilities, and our work has had a tremendous impact on our community. In addition to supporting individual student interest, we strive to support the serious needs of our industry to promote career paths in the trades and provide access to those careers. As we began to […]

S. M. Wilson Creates Wilson Women to Promote Females in Construction

Mar 03, 2020 | St. Louis, MO

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) reports that 9.9% of the construction workforce is female. As a result, women are provided with fewer opportunities than their male counterparts. Although the number of women in construction is slowly increasing, females still face an abundance of barriers working in a male-dominated career and S. M. […]

S. M. Wilson Introduces SKILLED to Address Labor Shortage

Dec 04, 2019 | St. Louis, MO

In August 2019, the AGC reported: “eighty percent of construction firms are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions that represent the bulk of the construction workforce.” As labor shortages continue, S. M. Wilson set out to create a program to address the need for more well-trained, qualified workers. For decades, we have proudly […]

Using Augmented Reality on Blessing Hospital Moorman Pavilion Expansion

Aug 06, 2019 | St. Louis, MO

Technology in the construction industry is transforming today’s jobsite operations. Thanks to advances such as virtual and augmented reality (AR), Owners now have access to real-time data and true-to-scale visuals of their projects. With these tools, decision-makers are also able to visualize each project phase, detect potential errors and make changes before construction begins, saving […]