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Federal Grants Help Provide Manufacturing Jobs & Training

OJT, or On-the-Job Training, is a federally funded program that no one seems to know about.  Here, in New Hampshire, OJT works through the New Hampshire Works and is a part of the Workforce Incentive Act (WIA). There are a great … Continue reading

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Can APICS Certification Improve Your Competitive Edge in the Manufacturing Job Market?

Experienced manufacturing workers looking for a new job often find out the hard way that many companies are looking to hire people who have more than experience — they want employees with specific industry credentials and certifications. In the manufacturing … Continue reading

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Are Youth And Education Turning Away From Manufacturing?

One of the hottest topics within the economy is the re-growth of American Manufacturing.  Within American manufacturing, the most talked about idea has been the lack of skilled workers in the labor force and how/where we will find them.   Many … Continue reading

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Job Creation, Profitability, and Sustainability – The Keys To Small Manufacturing Success

Job creation, profitability, and sustainability are terms that have been thrown around throughout the manufacturing industry, especially when we are talking about small to mid-sized businesses (SMB’s); but how exactly can we achieve these things as a collective whole and, … Continue reading

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Make the Most of your ERP Software’s Capabilities

I think it’s safe to say that any given ERP software package installation will have features that are available and would be useful to the manufacturer but aren’t used, for any of a host of reasons.  Back when I worked … Continue reading

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[New Poll] Obama Speech To Congress Addressing Manufacturing Jobs : Where Do You See YOUR Future?

As we gear up for another exciting season of NFL Football, and thank goodness there is a season, President Barack Obama gears up to address Congress. 

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Why Government Spending On The Manufacturing Industry And Where Should The Money Go?

Whenever I ask why money is taken out of a paycheck for taxes I am told a few different answers: “It goes into a social security fund for you later in life”, “it goes to help re-build roads, bridges, law … Continue reading

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