RIDGID® Expertise Winners Deliver their Ardour for the Trades to Fifth Annual Occasion – Plumbing Perspective

Part of Emerson’s skilled instruments portfolio, RIDGID hosted winners at their headquarters with an all-expenses paid journey and signature VIP therapy

RIDGID®, part of Emerson’s skilled instruments portfolio, lately hosted their fifth annual RIDGID Expertise journey, a VIP occasion that invitations choose members of the expert trades to assemble for enjoyable, camaraderie and hands-on experiences. The occasion additionally serves as a “thanks” to the trades for the function they play in constructing and sustaining our nation’s infrastructure.

The competition, which pulls entries from tradespeople throughout the nation, concludes with RIDGID treating 9 visitors to a three-day, all-expenses-paid journey to RIDGID headquarters. The spotlight of the go to is a manufacturing facility tour that invitations every visitor to construct their very own iconic RIDGID custom-made pipe wrench. Visitors additionally acquired a sneak peek on the newest RIDGID device improvements and supplied their opinions on product that’s at the moment in improvement. Night occasions included treating the visitors to a preview of the corporate’s 100 Yr Anniversary celebration plans, set for 2023. Visitors additionally had the chance to community with visitors of RIDGID® Expertise, an identical contest hosted by skilled instruments model RIDGID. The 2 concurrent occasions created a full-scale celebration of {the electrical}, mechanical and plumbing trades.

“The joy round RIDGID Expertise, each by commerce professionals and the RIDGID crew, has grown every year. After each contest our crew is at all times impressed by the pleasure and dedication every visitor has for his or her occupation,” mentioned Becky Brotherton, director of engagement advertising, RIDGID for Emerson. “It’s a privilege to have the ability to thank every of them for his or her dedication and onerous work with this VIP expertise.”

This 12 months’s visitors have been equally enthusiastic in regards to the journey, with one visitor calling it the “bucket record” journey of a lifetime.

“My favourite half was assembly the individuals behind the model as a result of that’s what makes the model,” mentioned Armando Ramos, a service plumber in Phoenix, Arizona. “Now that I consider RIDGID I consider household. Thanks for the chance!”

“I can’t say sufficient about how superb the previous few days have been. I’m so grateful to have had the chance to go to the RIDGID Expertise 2022 and meet so many improbable individuals, take a look at the headquarters and go on some fairly superior outings. I’m over the moon and nonetheless simply can’t imagine that I acquired to do that,” mentioned Mary-Anne Bowcott, proprietor of Westcom Plumbing and Gasoline in Sooke, British Columbia.

People within the RIDGID Expertise Group included (in picture L-R):

  • Tyler Dale – Seaside, California
  • Armando Ramos – Phoenix, Arizona
  • John Snyder – Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
  • Derek Newton – Kirland Lake, Ontario
  • Colton Henkowski – Denver, Colorado
  • Mary-Anne Bowcott – Sooke, British Columbia
  • George DeJesus – Stanhope, New Jersey
  • Alan Carlson – Wheaton, Illinois
  • Christopher Armstrong – Ulster Park, New York

Particulars on the 2023 RIDGID Expertise Contest will likely be introduced early subsequent 12 months.

Emerson’s skilled instruments enterprise, which incorporates RIDGID in addition to the Greenlee® and Klauke® manufacturers, supplies the trade’s broadest portfolio of superior, dependable instruments and applied sciences for the mechanical, electrical and plumbing trades globally. Go to emerson.com/professionaltools for extra data.

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