Friends of Manufacturing

New training, new skills: Winona companies promote jobs, talk workforce during Manufacturers Week (Winona Daily News)


Businesses in Winona and beyond are dealing with a worker shortage.

Throughout the state and country, manufacturing is among the hardest-hit, a trend that is expected to continue.

A Deloitte and Manufacturing Institute report in 2015 predicted around 3.5 million manufacturing positions will become available in the U.S. Two-thirds of them are expected to be unfilled, due to lack of qualified workers.

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