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Right Now is The Time to Consider a Career in Manufacturing

Posted on June 4th, 2018
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Post-graduation and the world is filled with opportunities. Depending on that’s next, this might include a summer working or an extended vacation before deciding what’s next, whether that’s attending a junior college or university, signing up for specialized training at a vocational school or entering the armed forces. What you might not realize is that each of those options could also be a path leading toward a career in manufacturing. A two-year trade or vocational school could provide opportunities to learn machine tool building, welding and computer equipment programming skills. A university path could supply further advancement toward the critical science and math skills necessary for an engineering degree. Or, military enlistment could translate into a position as a technician, welder, machinist or analyst. Over the last decade, manufacturing has undergone many beneficial changes that make it the perfect launch…

Ohio Has a Long History with The Manufacturing Industry

Posted on March 29th, 2018
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Shortly after the Civil War and with the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, Ohio began its’ long history with manufacturing. The Great Lakes to the north brought in metals for the railroad and the transportation & production of these metals began the path for war production manufacturing during both World Wars. The State of Ohio has long built a solid reputation for making things and jobs. Manufacturing is responsible for employing more people in Ohio than any other state with over 680K workers and an average salary of $72K. One of the top sectors is within the automotive and automotive parts manufacturing sector and Ohio is at the top in parts manufacturing with large investments in the auto sector. The future is looking great as well with Cleveland.com forecasting this sector to grow 19% and increase employment numbers to 28,800 by…