MFG Day Helps Tackle the Skilled Worker Shortage

Rockford, Ill., November 11, 2013: On the second annual Manufacturing Day, Oct. 4, 2013, over 825 manufacturers, in 48 states, opened their doors to more than 35,000 guests in a coordinated effort to illustrate what manufacturing is, and what it isn’t. The events allowed students, parents, educators, and job seekers to learn about the innovative and challenging environments of today’s manufacturers and the rewarding careers available for those with the right skills and training.

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Manufacturing Day Focuses on Youth & Technology

Recently, Pat Lee, Director of Marketing, Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, Intl., one of the Co-Producers for Manufacturing Day, had a conversation with Todd Schnick and Todd Youngblood of Manufacturing Revival Radio. They touched upon manufacturing’s public image and efforts that can be made to correct it, particularly among students.

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