Skills Gap Could Leave Millions of Manufacturing Jobs Unfilled

Skills gap

While the Covid-19 pandemic was one of the most immediate problems facing the manufacturing industry, it also had an impact on an already pressing issue: a growing skills gap. Manufacturers had been struggling well before the pandemic with the potential ramifications of a widening skills gap in the field. A new study shows just how …

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What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?

Getting high school students interested in a career in manufacturing has been a challenge. Most students regard manufacturing work as dirty, dangerous, low-paying work. Making matters worse, only 35% of parents indicate they would encourage their son or daughter to consider a career in manufacturing. So who better to help get the message to students …

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Student-run Manufacturing Is Open For Business

Student run manufacturing

Lion Manufacturing recently filled their first order, manufacturing radar support brackets to be used by the United States Navy. What makes this story interesting is the fact that Lion Manufacturing is owned and operated by high school students. Lion Manufacturing, at Loogootee High School in Martin County is one of two manufacturing companies launched recently …

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