The Weekly Report - April 18, 2017 - Hope for the skills gap

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April 18, 2017

Manufacturing makes its mark in Minnesota

Nearly 37,000 people in Central Minnesota work in manufacturing, accounting for 16 percent of all private sector jobs in the region...

St. Cloud Times
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Manufacturers brainstorm on workforce development

With one-third of Minnesota manufacturers expressing concern with workforce attraction and retention in a recent survey, lakes area employers gathered Thursday to learn more about leadership development within their organizations...

Brainerd Dispatch
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Small manufacturers 'make' northwest Minnesota

Smaller manufacturers play a vital role in northwestern Minnesota, where they invariably serve as the economic backbone of local communities...

Grand Forks Herald
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Wabash National Corp. plans to develop manufacturing site in Little Falls

Wabash National Corp. has purchased and plans to renovate a 53-acre manufacturing site – formerly Larson Boats – in Little Falls and use it to manufacture select parts for the semi-trailer and truck body market using a propriety molded structural composite (MSC) technology...

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) 
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Manufacturing Workshop - How To Develop Your Future Leaders

Manufacturing Workshop April 18 2017 - Seven Steps to Accelerate Your Revenue Growth

**Exclusive to manufacturers**
Thursday, August 3
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Century College - East Campus
3300 Century Ave N, Room E2313
White Bear Lake, MN 55110​

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