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Posted by Catherine Feeney

To the Baby Boomer Generation the perception and reality of a manufacturing facility appears to be very different than its current state. In recent years, there has been a mass explosion in all media realms from the classroom to the White House, of companies and institutions dispelling this perception of manufacturing facilities being a “dark…[ Read More → ]

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Posted by Catherine Feeney

Why aren’t more women seeking careers in manufacturing? According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, even though women make up about 50% of the U.S. workforce, they only constitute about 24% of the manufacturing workforce.  Why is there such a disparity? A quick internet search yields many theories (See here and here). The…[ Read More → ]

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