The Next Generation: The Labor Shortage and How Companies Flourish

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As a 23-year-old wood flooring contractor and business owner, Glenview, Ill.-based Patrick Dymora is bucking current industry labor trends.
As a 23-year-old wood flooring contractor and business owner, Glenview, Ill.-based Patrick Dymora is bucking current industry labor trends.

Editor's Note: This feature is in two parts. The first uses data and interviews with floor covering industry organizations and participants to describe the size of the shortage and how it is impacting the industry. The second part consists of interviews with the owners of companies who are, despite the shortage, thriving. Clicks these links to hear more from these companies: Plus Hardwood Flooring, Absolute Hardwood Flooring, Accent Hardwood Flooring, Kimminau Wood Floors and Focal Point Flooring. Have you been impacted by the labor shortage? Share your story in the comments.

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