Many parts of the country are now working hard to address the expected manufacturing "skills gap," through both public and private efforts.
Across the country, more efforts are now underway to improve the manufacturing industry by getting workers trained in modern production methods.
The issue of increasing take-home pay for workers in a number of industries across the country has been well-known for some time now, and it seems as though that trend isn't going away as the new year arrives.
The manufacturing skills gap remains a very real concern for many companies in the industry, and the economy as a whole.
Across the country, more regions and entire states are starting to see the significant benefit that comes with investing in manufacturing infrastructure and capability.
There has been a bit of a renaissance in recent years when it comes to manufacturing jobs.
There has been a significant focus on growing employment in the manufacturing industry over the past several years, and many of those efforts have paid off in a number of ways.
For any manufacturing company, the safety of its workers has to be of the utmost importance.
In the wake of its move to begin work on a factory in Buffalo, New York, the advanced auto manufacturer Tesla is also working to boost hiring at some of existing plants as well.
Across the U.S., advanced manufacturing jobs are making a bit of a comeback these days, and plenty of places where the industry used to boom are now experiencing that renaissance for themselves.
Texas has been home to something of a warehouse and manufacturing boom in recent years, as have many other states across the country.
Upstate New York has seen some manufacturing efforts return in the past few years, and job opportunities in the region are starting to proliferate as a result.
Former Rust Belt hubs are once again starting to see an increase in manufacturing hiring thanks in large part to new advanced industry jobs coming back to the U.S. after years overseas.
Many states have seen their manufacturing sectors make something of a comeback in recent years, to varying degrees.
The idea of getting the next generation of manufacturing workers ready for the technology of tomorrow has long been an issue in the sector, and now a large and growing number of states are moving toward promoting those efforts.
Some of the states where the U.S. manufacturing industry had its strongest seats of power in years past are now those making the biggest comeback as well.
Over the past several years, manufacturing jobs have started to come back to the U.S. en masse, and it's a trend that seems likely to continue for years to come.
Much has been made of the so-called "skills gap" that may soon arrive for manufacturers across the U.S. and beyond.
When the recession first hit, millions of Americans all across the country felt immediate effects.
Low-paying jobs can often be very hard on those struggling with economic instability, but as factory jobs return to the U.S., they may represent a way for millions to avoid some dire financial situations.