Mind the Gaps: What holes are holding back U.S. manufacturing?

In American Manufacturing

Andy Ratner on May 22, 2013

 

AT MARLIN STEEL WIRE PRODUCTS Credit: National  Association of Manufacturers AT MARLIN STEEL WIRE PRODUCTS
Credit: National Association of Manufacturers

From Drew Greenblatt's latest column in Inc. magazine about how to help manufacturing rescue the U.S. economy:

incIt seems hard to believe with people still struggling to find work, but there are 600,000 jobs in U.S. manufacturing that aren’t being filled because employers say they can’t find applicants with adequate skills, according to a recent survey. People in business, academia and all the way to the Oval Office believe that advanced manufacturing is poised to deliver substantial job growth if we can bridge some of these gaps. Read more ...

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