Mar 27 2023
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Filmmaking Competition Aims to Get Young People Interested in Manufacturing Careers

The "What's So Cool About Manufacturing" contest in Pennsylvania asks middle schoolers to make videos that promote manufacturing as a career pathway.
Jan 21 2022
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Closing the Factory Floor Gender Gap

How manufacturers can (and are) securing a resilient workforce.
Oct 07 2021
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Democrats Discover Where They’ve Lost Voters: In Factory Towns

That's according to a new report, written by Democrats, analyzing the results of recent federal elections in the industrial heartland.
Oct 06 2021
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How Can Manufacturers Recruit More Women?

Experts examined ways to bring more women onto the factory floor – and ensure they are able to stay there, too.
May 21 2021
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An Extra $300 per Week Isn’t What’s Keeping Workers Home

If you raise wages and offer training, they'll come back.
Apr 26 2021
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Apple Is Coming to the Tar Heel State

North Carolina lands the tech titan's big new campus -- and the promise of 3,000 R&D jobs.
Apr 21 2021

Wisconsin and Foxconn Have a New Deal, and It’s Much Smaller

As job creation and investment expectations dropped, so did the state's promised subsidies
Mar 22 2021
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How Best to Introduce Diversity and Equity into the Industrial Workforce?

An online event hosted by the Urban Manufacturing Alliance offers a few examples.
Feb 22 2021
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Bring Me My Electric Astro Van: A Look at GM’s Plans To Build Electric Vehicles

The company's shift to EV production is an example in action of the dynamism that manufacturing demands.
Feb 09 2021
Blog Workforce

Keeping Ex-Convicts Out of the Labor Force Is a Mistake

A panel discussion examines the challenges the formerly incarcerated face in finding jobs.