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Bemidji Business Community Meets Up To Discuss The State Of Manufacturing

Lakeland Public Television – Wednesday, June 13, 2018
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Survey: Minnesota companies worry about attracting talent; BHS Career Academies can help, officials say

Bemidji Pioneer – Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Minnesota manufacturers are confident about the future, but according to a survey presented Wednesday in Bemidji, concerns over the workforce remain.

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Manufacturers are optimistic about their future, but workforce shortages are still a concern

St. Cloud Times – Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Enterprise Minnesota President and CEO Bob Kill presented the findings of his organization's Tenth Annual State of Manufacturing survey at St. Cloud Technical & Community College Tuesday. 

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Apprenticeships and two-year degrees are calling -- is anyone listening?

Duluth News Tribune – Saturday, June 9, 2018

For decades, the beating drum of career guidance has led many young people down one path: Four-year degree. Office job. Four-year degree. Office job.

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Current state of manufacturing brings optimism to Iron Range business

CBS3 Duluth – Wednesday, June 6, 2018

To say that times are good for Minnesota manufacturers would be an understatement, according to the 2018 State of Manufacturing Survey.

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Manufacturers concerned for child care

KMRS/KKOK - Morris – Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Of greater concern to rural Minnesota manufacturers than their metro counterparts is the lack of daycare options for employees.

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Survey show MN manufacturers concerned about worker shortage

Owatonna People's Press – Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Manufacturers across the state are optimistic about their immediate future, according to the results of the annual State of Manufacturing survey conducted by Enterprise Minnesota, but that optimism is clouded by a “crisis” that looms in its future — the workforce force crisis.

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Manufacturers Meet to Talk Solutions to Challenges the Industry Faces

KEYC-TV Mankato – Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Manufacturers from around the region came together in Owatonna Tuesday to talk about solutions to challenges they face.

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Recent survey of manufacturing indicates impending workforce shortage

Redwood Falls Gazette – Thursday, May 31, 2018

When it comes to the future of manufacturing those in the industry are confident their companies can grow. The problem is finding the people to fill the jobs that can allow that growth to occur.

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Manufacturing is about people, not machines

Owatonna People's Press – Wednesday, May 30, 2018

On the whole, Minnesota’s manufacturing industry is booming. Enterprise Minnesota, a consulting organization that works with small and mid-sized manufacturers, recently released its 10th annual State of Manufacturing survey and found that in southern Minnesota, more than half of us who responded are planning to expand our organizations in 2018.

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