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How Can the Manufacturing Skills Gap be Filled?

Posted on January 18th, 2023
manufacturing skills gap

Over the years we have often written about the manufacturing skills gap and its long-range impacts on the industry. In August 2022, the industry had 795,000 job openings. Why are there so many openings? According to study findings by the industry and Deloitte, there’s a persistent mismatch in structural skills. The industry also continues to be plagued by old perceptions, making it challenging to attract new workers to manufacturing. Knowing that manufacturing companies are increasingly competing with other sectors for skilled labor, it’s time for a new approach. This comes in the form of an extensive and forward-looking study conducted by The Manufacturing Institute, the workforce development and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturers, in partnership with Rockwell Automation and PTC software. The study titled Future Skill Needs in Manufacturing: A Deep Dive, shared predictions on where they…

We’re Proud to Be Part of the Ohio Manufacturing Industry

Posted on November 15th, 2022
mutschler edge tech

The Midwest is a well-known and important hub for manufacturing. According to the National Association of Manufacturers, the manufacturing industry helped to drive Ohio’s economy with $40.52 billion in manufactured goods exports and total output from manufacturing was $112.11 billion in 2019. In terms of manufacturing output that represents a steady rise in manufacturing power within the state since 2010. The top five manufacturing sectors in the state are chemicals, motor vehicles and parts, fabricated metal products, food, beverage and tobacco products, and machinery. As a manufacturer located in Cleveland, Mutschler Edge Tech (MET) is proud to call Ohio home. As a producer of custom gear deburring machines, we work with a number of industries located throughout Ohio and the U.S. Our family-owned business began producing deburring machines in 1984. Our first major installation was with a marine engine manufacturer…