More Minnesota factories convincing employees to work past 65
Worker shortages drive employers to take creative approaches to retirement.
State creates scholarships for students at Minnesota technical colleges
When it comes to jobs in Minnesota, one particular issue seems to be on everyone’s lips: the shortage of skilled workers across different industries in the state.
Minnesota manufacturing: Growth year projected
Manufacturing is on an upward trend in Minnesota. There were 319,000 manufacturing jobs in Minnesota as of last week, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Making it: Manufacturers confident about future of industry
Manufacturing is on an upward trend both in North Dakota and Minnesota, and regional companies say they are confident the sector has a bright future.
Identifying the State of Manufacturing
Enterprise Minnesota discussed the results of The State of Manufacturing 2017 survey in front of representatives from more than a dozen manufacturers from the northeast region Thursday at Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing in Hibbing
Southwest Minnesota manufacturers growing, but not finding enough workers
The survey, conducted by Enterprise Minnesota, collected responses from 400 manufacturing executives from across the state. It found that 83 percent of Southwest Minnesota manufacturers said it was difficult to attract workers, and 57 percent reported it was their biggest challenge.
Minnesota’s manufacturers share optimism for the future
The results are clear, business is looking up. Minnesota’s manufacturing executives nearly unanimously — 94 percent — report they are confident about the financial future of their companies.
Minnesota manufacturers are confident about growing economy
Ultra Machining, on the northwest edge of the Twin Cities metro area, is booming again with orders ranging from surgical knee parts for aging baby boomers to parts for jet engine makers.
The big concern for Minnesota manufacturers: a lack of workers
Though manufacturing executives across the state are optimistic about the financial future of their companies and project revenue growth, they’re struggling to attract qualified workers to help them get there.
Editorial: Optimism and opportunity among Minnesota’s manufacturers
The state of manufacturing in Minnesota? Optimistic. The good news in a recent report matters for all of us — and those we rely on for the family-supporting jobs that are essential to a thriving, diverse economy.