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Beginning in the 1970s America’s high-paying manufacturing jobs in the steel, textile, electronics and automotive industries relocated first south to Latin America and then east to Asia.
In what some dubbed “a global race to the bottom,” labor rights have dwindled all along the way and the American middle class, long sustained by those manufacturing jobs, finds itself gutted. Now the fate of what is left of the American middle class ...Continue Reading →
A comprehensive resource site for education and training pertinent to wood products manufacturing and related industries such as bedding , flooring, hardware, solid surface, upholstery and others.
WoodIndustryEd.org is targeted to students, educators and industry professionals interested in the wood products manufacturing and related industries. Whether you are seeking to enhance your skills, connect with industry events, locate job listings or compete in a competition, WoodIndustryEd.org is where you ...Continue Reading →
Industry-based certifications aim to close skills gap, increase access to employment, and develop future workforce
The Manufacturing Institute (the Institute) and its partners have announced significant progress towards achieving a five-year goal to award 500,000 industry-based credentials to individuals, positioning them for employment and advancement in manufacturing jobs. Over the past year, the certification bodies partnered with the Institute have issued 84,738 ...Continue Reading →
The NAM’s A Manufacturing Renaissance: Four Goals for Economic Growth also highlights the importance of closing the skills gap.
The NAM’s four-point plan for economic growth and jobs, which will enable the U.S. to compete and succeed in the global economy.
Goal 1: The United States will be the best place in the world to manufacture and attract foreign direct investment.
Goal 2: The United States will expand ...Continue Reading →
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