Friends of Manufacturing

Workforce, innovation priorities during Iowa Year of Manufacturing


Addressing Iowa’s workforce issues is key to having something to celebrate during the state’s “Year of Manufacturing” Gov. Terry Branstad kicked off Monday.

“Workforce, workforce, workforce in that order,” Lori Schaefer-Weaton, president at Agri-Industrial Plastics Co. in Fairfield, said when asked about constraints on Iowa’s advanced manufacturing sector.

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