NTMA & PMA
The U.S. Senate has passed a $42 billion package of tax incentives on a vote of 76-16. The bill extends dozens of lapsed breaks for the year 2014, bet sets them to expire in 2015. The bill now awaits President Barack Obama’s signature.
The National Tooling and Machining Association and the Precision Metalforming Association were recognized last week by American Jobs for America’s Heroes (AJAH).
Even as manufacturing booms, the struggle to find manufacturing workers remains a significant problem. One Voice is actively seeking solutions to the problem by holding numerous advocacy campaigns and events.
One Voice members are working to close the skills gap in the manufacturing sector this summer.
Bolstered by good industry performance news, the manufacturing sector seeks new workers.
The National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) is finding ways to fill the manufacturing skills gap through developing a new online and hands-on education inititiave called NTMA-U.
Employers are looking to hire, but they unable to find qualified, skilled workers. Adding to the problem, 2.7 million manufacturing employees are expected to retire in the next decade. What is Washington doing about the growing skills gap problem?