Friends of Manufacturing

Opinion: Manufacturing Day’s purpose extends beyond a single day


Our understanding of today’s manufacturing is more important than ever. The Internet, robotics, software and artificial intelligence are creating dramatic changes in how manufacturing contributes to, and is supported by, our economy.

Whether advanced manufacturers can find enough local qualified workers will determine if these companies succeed or leave.  Whether our youth value the well-paying jobs manufacturing creates will depend on their interest in obtaining relevant skills.

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