Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

Video Interview: Al LaBella, Blue Diamond Sheet Metal

Get to know Al LaBella, owner of Blue Diamond Sheet Metal, in Medford, New York, and a future SMACNA President. He talks about coming from outside the industry—he was a teacher—and how SMACNA’s business management education programs served as his master’s degree in sheet metal. He comments on why it’s important to get ahead of technology and the challenges of handling turnover and recruiting the next wave of employees.