Monthly Archives: March 2014

Why Career in Manufacturing?- Pay Per Employee

According to the just released 2012 Advanced Survey of Manufacturing by the US Census, Manufacturing Sector had the highest payroll per employee of the top five economic sector categories. Manufacturing had the highest payroll per employee of the top five economic … Continue reading

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Positive Sentiment for Precision Machining Sector- Especially Employment

The February 2014 PMPA Business Trends Report shows that our precision machining industry is maintaining strong sales (with expected monthly variability) and positive prospects going into calendar year 2014. Positive levels of hours worked, shipments, lead time and profitability are … Continue reading

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NIMS-Credentials Awarded Up Nearly 60%

NIMS reports huge increases in metalworking skill credentials being issued. Continue reading

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New Technologies and Energy Supplies Drive Need for Talent

Don’t just take it from me, listen to what shop owner Jon Holbrook at North Easton Machine company has to say about his company’s need for talent. Need For Qualified Workers- A Shop Owner’s View Guest post by Jon Holbrook, PMPA … Continue reading

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College Job Prospects in 2 Graphs

According to the Atlantic: “…overall unemployment is also still high for young B.A.’s. So fewer are working at all, and more are truly clinging to the bottom rungs of the job market.” Continue reading

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What Makes Manufacturing Cool?

Guest post by Michael Unmann Here are the results. All the kids did a great job promoting manufacturing in Pennsylvania! The 2014 ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’ video contest for middle school students in Lehigh and Northampton counties was produced … Continue reading

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Student Acclaimed as CNC Superstar

With interest and training, great jobs and great careers are available right now in CNC machining. Continue reading

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