First Manufacturing Hub to Be Placed in North Carolina

A few days ago in Raleigh, NC, President Obama announced the government’s intentions to strengthen the United States manufacturing sector and stimulate advanced manufacturing. He visited North Carolina to promote technology-enhanced, 21st-century manufacturing jobs as the key to an economy that offers well-paying jobs to middle-class citizens. While in Raleigh, Obama announced a “new public-private […]

The Skills Gap: A Reason to Invest in the Future of Manufacturing

In our post titled “The Problem With Manufacturing,” we mentioned a pretty staggering statistic: the fact that there are over 600,000 manufacturing jobs currently open in the United States. There’s obviously no shortage of unemployed people in the U.S., so what’s the deal? Why are there so many open manufacturing jobs? The answer is the skills […]