Friends of Manufacturing

Busting Manufacturing Myths


Remember the MythBusters TV show that tried crazy experiments to determine if something was fact or fiction? I wish we could do something like that focused on busting the myths around manufacturing. And for each myth that was proven false, we would flash that huge “busted” sign on screen.

But busting the myths surrounding manufacturing isn’t just for entertainment – its real life and the consequences are long term. I run a local manufacturing company and we need skilled workers. And so do the roughly 36,000 other manufacturing firms in California. Why don’t we have them? The myths have become legendary and quality workers aren’t even considering this industry as a career option.

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