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Vision and Discrete Sensors December 16, 2014

Tax extenders legislation is key to keeping U.S. manufacturing strong

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.

By NTMA & PMA
Maintenance Strategy November 13, 2014

NTMA & PMA honored with award from American Jobs for America’s Heroes

The National Tooling and Machining Association and the Precision Metalforming Association were recognized last week by American Jobs for America’s Heroes (AJAH).

By NTMA & PMA
Predictive and Preventive Maintenance September 5, 2014

Manufacturing hits three-year high; One Voice working to keep air in sector’s sails

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.

By NTMA & PMA
Maintenance Strategy August 7, 2014

Closing the skills gap is up to us

One Voice members are working to close the skills gap in the manufacturing sector this summer.

By NTMA & PMA
Predictive and Preventive Maintenance July 10, 2014

Summertime and the skills gap

Bolstered by good industry performance news, the manufacturing sector seeks new workers.

By NTMA & PMA
Sustainability May 8, 2014

Filling the manufacturing skills gap through online education

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.

By NTMA & PMA
April 29, 2014

Manufacturing skills gap problem grows, takes national stage

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?

By NTMA & PMA