Author Archives: Jessica Floersch

Worcester YouthBuild Graduation!

On Thursday, September 14, 2017, twenty-five students took the stage to celebrate graduating from the Worcester YouthBuild Program, operated by Training Resources of America, Inc. The ceremony took place at Mechanics Hall, (Washburn Hall) 321 Main Street, Worcester, MA. Representative … Continue reading

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Scientist in the Classroom: Worcester YouthBuild students learn about thermal imaging

This summer, David Gebb, Senior Research Engineer at Saint-Gobain’s Research and Development Center in Northboro, visited students at the Worcester YouthBuild to demonstrate and discuss thermal imaging and the functions of infrared cameras. David talked about how the technology works … Continue reading

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Frazer Street Insulation Training

   At Project Rebuild, a CertainTeed Insulation employee, Ed,  traveled all the way from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Canton, Ohio to demonstrate how to install insulation at the  Frazer Street house to Project Rebuild students.  This took place on Tuesday, July 11th and … Continue reading

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Project REBUILD: Frazier Street

Written by: Raina Wilson On April 18th, 2017, our team at Project REBUILD Inc. was working on site at the Frazier Street project. Our main goal was to get the roof up and covered by end of day. The main reason … Continue reading

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Employees Team Up With Project Rebuild for EHS Day 2016

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (PPL) and Project Rebuild celebrated Saint-Gobain’s International Environment, Health and Safety Day by constructing a bench made out of reclaimed wood from our partnership house on Frazer Ave in Canton, OH. Project Rebuild students visited the PPL … Continue reading

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Scientist in the Classroom continues with cycle 3

Saint-Gobain continued its STEM education partnership with YouthBuild Worcester by kicking off its third cycle of Scientist in the Classroom. The Scientists in the Classroom series was designed to bring Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education to YouthBuild Worcester … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics President is inspired by Leonard

In late April, we officially kicked off our partnership with YouthBuild Canton at a pep-rally style event attending by nearly 50 people, including the Mayor of Canton, followed by a volunteer service project –we had about 10 PPL employees working … Continue reading

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