The Manufacturing Institute, the education and workforce partner of the National Association of Manufacturers, kicked off a month-long celebration of modern manufacturing on Friday, October 4th 2019 on Manufacturing Day. Held annually on the first Friday in October, MFG Day helps show the reality of modern manufacturing careers by encouraging thousands of companies and educational
Many of the articles and posts I read about the manufacturing industry decry an upcoming lack of skilled workers to fill massive amounts of job openings in the next ten years. Approximately two million jobs. That's a lot, right? Here is why many of those jobs will remain unfilled: Perception - Manufacturing is not "glamorous"