Happy New Year! Welcome 2021! Seriously, WELCOME 2021! I believe it is safe to say that most of us were happy to not just turn the page but throw away the 2020 calendar and put up the 2021 calendar. There was so much … Read more
In trying to find the best way to wrap up 2020 (and who’s not ready for that!), we came across this Forbes article (in part) that did just that. As we move into 2021 and past this pandemic, hopefully sooner rather than later, … Read more
We are looking forward to 2021 for many reasons! We are encouraged to see that the outlook for manufacturing is optimistic moving into the new year! Five Predictions For The Manufacturing Industry In 2021 Amar Hanspal, CEO Bright Machines | Dec 7, 2020 … Read more
A recurring topic for our newsletter has been the need to fill skilled job vacancies. In an IndustryWeek post recently, Mark Rayfield, CEO of Saint-Gobain North America, shared his views on how manufacturers may be able to fill those openings. We couldn’t agree … Read more
Indicators Manufacturing is the lifeblood of Agracel. We monitor a number of industry indicators that measure the health of the industry. This year has provided some of the most uncertain times many of us have ever experienced. We cling to the hope that … Read more
We all have so much to be thankful for! Sending you and your family a harvest of blessings this Thanksgiving.
Over the past several weeks we have shared articles about the value of vocational education in high schools and the value of community colleges in preparing students for a career in manufacturing. Another tool is the focus of this week’s Inside Our Industry: … Read more