CBS News highlights Skills Gap issue

Wisconsin manufacturer's plight a focus of story

By Plant Engineering October 10, 2011

A report on the CBS Evening News brought further attention to the growing Skills Gap issue in manufacturing. The report focused on the efforts of a Wisconsin manufacturer to continue to grow his business and his continuing problem in finding skilled workers. When asked what he’d say to people who contend manufacturing in the U.S. is dead, Paul Raucher of EMT International, a maker of digital printing presses, replied, “They don’t know what they’re talking about.”

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Plant Engineering ha witten extensively on the Skills Gap, including our September cover story, and the Leaders Under 40 program.