manufacturing. jobs

Tomorrow’s Technology and Skill Sets: A Perpetual State of Flux

Guest Blogger Elisha Tropper, CEO of Cambridge Security Seals, discusses the imminent Fourth Industrial Revolution and its potential impacts on the manufacturing industry and workforce. Read more in this post.

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Manufacturing Company Offers Drug Treatment Program to Applicants

Belden, a manufacturing company in Richmond, Indiana, extrudes, weaves, and coats wires that are used in television and Internet installation. The company has been in operation for over a century and is the second largest employer in Wayne County. However, more recently the company is getting attention for their drug treatment program. The program, paid for by the company, allows job applicants  

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Gillibrand Announces Support for Skills Gap Legislation

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand cited the Manufacturing Institute’s Survey in making the case for her support of legislation intended to improve the nation’s manufacturing training infrastructure.

Gillibrand referred to the 2011 survey by the Manufacturing Institute and said that “more than 600,000 manufacturing jobs are unfilled due to a shortage of skilled workers. Two-thirds  

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