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Skills Gap to a Body Gap

We face a serious challenge to our economic future. Our Skills Gap is quickly changing into a Body Gap. People in Wisconsin address the Skills Gap as well as anyone in the country. Unfortunately, all of this effort will not be enough to overcome changing demographics. A shrinking workforce will require companies to improve productivity […]

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Three Ts for Transformation

Manufacturing (and the rest of our economy) faces a tumultuous market in the next few years. Accelerating change, demographic trends, and discontinuous innovation will create new challenges for all companies – but even more for manufacturers. For them, three critical elements often make the difference between success and failure for manufacturers. Talent, technology, and techniques […]

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Dane County Manufacturing

The Brookings Institute posted some exciting news this summer: Madison ranks #5 out of the top 100 metro areas in Advanced Industry growth. These are businesses that engage Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) resources and STEM employees to build cutting-edge organizations. Technology is key to these companies and manufacturing is a driver because 35 […]

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