Collaboration between employers, educators and community leaders

The Manufacturing Institute‘s Close the Skills Gap framework addresses the current and Working-togetherfuture skills and workforce development gaps through the three pillars: image, quality and policy.  Jennifer McNelly, President of Manufacturing Institute, stated the importance of manufacturing in our country very eloquently, ‘Manufacturing is revitalizing our economy and making America strong again.  And, when manufacturing investments are strong, a
multiplier effect ripples across the economy, creating jobs and growth in other industries.

Over the past six years, through initiatives and research, the Manufacturing Institute created a framework to change the perception of manufacturing careers, re-establish the US as a global leader of manufacturing and increase advocacy efforts for education and job training policies.  Click here to read the ‘Close the Skills Gap’ framework recently published by the Manufacturing Institute.

About The Manufacturing Institute: ‘The Manufacturing Institute is the authority on the attraction, qualification, and development of world-class manufacturing talent. The Institute is the place where they exceed expectations and deliver results to help close the skills gap. Their Approach: ‘In partnership with some of the leading consulting firms in the country, the Institute studies the critical issues facing manufacturing and then applies that research to develop and identify solutions that are implemented by companies, schools, governments, and organizations across the country.’ Source:

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