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Manufacturing Matters!

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, manufacturing is the highest growth industry in 2012 in terms of company employment increases in Pennsylvania. This, in conjunction with Southwestern Pennsylvania's annual salary of $42,000 in manufacturing fields (which is more than 50% higher than that of the service sector!), truly shows that manufacturing matters.

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Jordan, a 2014 senior at Brashear High School and student of their machining program, knew he wanted to become a machinist just like his Grandfather. Jordan came to New Century Careers three months before his high school graduation to complete the enrollment process and secure his spot in MANUFACTURING 2000. Jordan began training in the fall of 2014 and because of his...

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Apprenticeship programs fill gaps in American manufacturing

"Apprenticeship programs are more rigorous than standard job-training, and offer an education many put on par with a college degree. Apprenticeships combine several years of practical training with class work that includes math, science and technical instruction."

 

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Manufacturers seek women for hard-to-fill jobs

"Some companies in need of welders, machinists and other skilled workers are now targeting women, who account for nearly half of the US workforce but hold less than a third of the nation’s 12.2 million manufacturing jobs, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics."

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