VSP News: Kolman's Korner, Episode 40 - Snap-on and the shortage of skilled technicians

Editor David A. Kolman sits down Nick Pinchuk, the chairman and chief executive officer of Snap-on - a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks. They discuss the critical importance of technicians and some immediate actions that can be taken to overcome the nation’s shortage of a skilled technical workforce.

The discussion gets into the image problem of technicians, what can be done about that and how industry, education and government can work together to up-skill and expand the technical workforce.