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The events of 2020 certainly changed the landscape in terms of how business is done in the construction industry, the effects of which have lingered well into 2021. Slowly, we are starting to see a return to in-person events as lockdowns, travel and capacity restrictions have been lifted in many regions.
In March, it was announced that the World of Concrete expo will proceed as the first major convention in Las Vegas since March 2020. The show is now confirmed to take place on June 8-10, 2021 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Continue reading
Founder, Nicole Chalmers, and her husband, pro golfer Greg Chalmers, have been affected by autism in a big way. Nineteen years ago, this newly married couple found themselves learning all about life in America after moving from their Australian home, and a few years later they were a fish out of water once again as they began their search on how to raise a child with Autism in their growing family. After realizing how expensive the treatments were for their son, they knew many families would not be able to afford them. MAXimum Chances helps children with autism spectrum disorders … Continue reading
IMPORTANT: Our office/warehouse in Dallas will be closed on the following dates during the holiday season this year: 🦃 Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 26, 2020 Friday, November 27, 2020 🎄 Christmas: Thursday, December 24, 2020 Friday, December 25, 2020 🥂 New Year: Thursday, December 31, 2020 Friday, January 1, 2021 Also note that many freight/shipping carriers will be extra busy during the holiday season, particularly during the 2 weeks before the Christmas holiday. Winter weather may also impact shipping during the holiday season as well. Please allow extra time for shipments to arrive during this period. Feel free to reach out to us … Continue reading
Bidding is now open! Skudo is excited to be participating in the 2020 NWFA Education & Research Foundation Auction. As part of the Hardwood Floors NOW event, the auction raises money for the NWFA Education & Research Foundation (NERF) which offers educational opportunities such as hands-on training, NWFA University, NWFA Live Edge, and scholarships. Since 2014, NWFA has awarded scholarships totaling more than $65,000 to train wood flooring professionals. Skudo donated 20 sheets of our SkudoBoard Fabric Back for the auction. Bidding is open now through Thursday, November 19th.
Over the past few months, we have welcomed three new members to our team at our Dallas Headquarters. Our new Customer Service Specialist, Claudia Blanco, officially hit the ground running in August as the friendly voice of Skudo on the phone all while making the magic happen behind the scenes. She brings a wide variety of experience serving customers in other industries. Our new Accounting Assistant, Diana Turner, also joined over the summer as a talented addition to our Accounting Department, as well as our new Research & Data Assistant, Jaden Montes De Oca, who is doing a great job supporting the Sales and … Continue reading
TEAM MEMBER RECOGNITION: Two of our Dallas team members recently celebrated two years with Skudo USA! If you have Skudo protecting your jobsite, you can thank our our top warehouse associate Byron Craddock! Byron works hard every day, in all types of weather (which in Texas is nothing to take lightly…) to get Skudo products shipped worldwide. Also our National Sales Manager, Kieron Wiley, has now officially been with us for two years. Kieron’s management and business development experience in the flooring and tile industry has been a great addition to our sales and marketing teams since 2018. Congrats to … Continue reading
Texas is now dealing with a surge in cases in recent weeks, which we are closely monitoring. We are taking precautionary measures to ensure that our administrative and warehouse staff remain safe and healthy and will continue to adjust our efforts accordingly. We are also doing our best to continue shipping our products out to our customers’ projects as quickly as possible. Continue reading
We’re celebrating a big milestone this July: It has officially been *10 YEARS* since Brendon Smith (and family) arrived from Australia and opened the first Skudo USA office in the states. Here’s to an amazing decade of innovation, product development, tremendous growth, a cross-country move, and of course, our powerful team working hard all over the USA. Happy Anniversary Skudo USA!! 🎉
In the blink of an eye, our entire world changed. Like thousands of other businesses, Skudo has had to quickly shift our focus to meet the demands of the new reality that the COVID-19 virus has unexpectedly put upon all of us.
We have been supplying several contractors who are working with FEMA to quickly erect temporary medical/crisis centers in universities, schools, gymnasiums, convention centers, stadiums, and other high-capacity facilities with SkudoBoard. Continue reading