Nebraska Woman Wins STEP Award

Behlen Manufacturing Co. is one of the earliest companies we covered in our “Manufacturers in Nebraska” profile series, along with a video walkthrough of their manufacturing facility. Behlen, founded and still located in Columbus, Nebraska, has been the recipient of a myriad of awards over the years: They’ve been voted Entrepreneur of the Year, an […]

Closing the Skills Gap with Women in Manufacturing

For many, there is just something about the word “manufacturing” that just seems manly. Often, when someone is asked to describe an old manufacturing company, they think of a male-dominated, old school factory. According to a report from the National Women’s Law Center, women lost more manufacturing jobs than were gained from January 2010 to […]