There are more manufacturing jobs than skilled workers to fill them

Ask Peter Coleman, executive director of the Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Alliance, about the top issue manufacturers face, and he doesn’t hesitate to answer: a lack of skilled workers to hire.

Rather than just gripe about the “skills gap” between job openings and available workers, Coleman and Alliance members are determined to do something about it. They are promoting manufacturing careers to young people and helping launch a training program to develop more workers.

Read Coleman’s interview from the Buffalo News by clicking here.

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