Manufacturing efficiency has increased significantly in recent years, due in large part to the fact that modern training techniques teach workers the best possible ways to complete their work in a timely fashion.
The Fight for $15 continues across the country, with some states making progress toward their goal.
Manufacturing executives need to bring more people of different backgrounds into the industry if it's going to continue its impressive comeback.
In recent years, the manufacturing industry has poured a significant amount of resources into properly training workers for the jobs of the future.
For some time now, the manufacturing industry has largely been in recovery mode, bringing more jobs back to the U.S. after potentially decades overseas.
While the Rust Belt is, unsurprisingly, often seen as the hub of the U.S. manufacturing industry, hiring for the sector has spread to many parts of the country.
There is already an acknowledged skills gap in terms of manufacturers across the country having jobs to fill but no one to actually take them.
One of the big issues facing the industry is that there are plenty of manufacturing jobs available, but not enough workers to fill them.
In recent years, there has been an increasing focus in the manufacturing industry on the best ways to make sure everyone is prepared to both create and fill the factory jobs of the future.
Lawmakers in many parts of the country have moved to increase minimum wage.
Advanced manufacturing training is seen as the wave of the future for the industry, and more efforts are now underway to make sure training options are available all over the country.
For some time now, there has been significant focus in the manufacturing industry on training the next generation of factory workers.
One of the key goals of any business should be to get the work done well, as quickly and safely as possible.
In recent years, the need for advanced manufacturing training is highlighted time and again within the industry.
Across the U.S., the number of factory jobs that have been created in recent years is impressive, and the total keeps going up as the economy improves.
Manufacturing jobs are coming back across the country, but many don't resemble the ones that left many years ago.
The automotive industry is one of many that has made a significant comeback in the wake of the recession.
While many states have seen the number of manufacturing jobs within their borders increase in recent years, they typically still recognize that these jobs may not meet the future needs of the industry as a whole.
Across the U.S., more families have been able to get a leg up financially as a result of rising wages - thanks in large part to city and state efforts to raise the minimum wage by various degrees.
Lawmakers and industry leaders in many parts of the country now recognize the important role of advanced manufacturing training.