Closing the Skills Gap in Manufacturing is A Serious Challenge

Read the latest CNBC column on closing the skills gap by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker in this month’s Member Focus.

If manufacturing in the United States were its own country, it would rank as the ninth-largest economy in the world, with manufacturers contributing $2.09 trillion to the U.S. economy every year.

Every dollar spent in the manufacturing sector adds another $1.37 to the economy and each manufacturing job creates another 2.5 jobs in local goods and services.

Read more here.

Anna Miars

Anna Miars

Digital Communications Manager at National Association of Manufacturers
Anna Miars is the Digital Communications Manager at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the nation’s largest industrial trade association and the leading voice for the manufacturing sector in the United States. She is responsible for the day-to-day management of the NAM website and providing technical support for
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