Businesses are experiencing shortages of machinists, operators, and technicians as well as industrial engineers and manufacturing engineers. Today, careers in manufacturing offer higher hourly wage and benefits than other non-manufacturing industries. With the current manufacturing workforce inching closer to retirement, there is a need for over 22,000 people to enter into careers in manufacturing in just the next 10 years!
The face of manufacturing is rapidly changing. Advances in technology and automation are increasing productivity and increasing the demand for highly skilled workers.