Earlier this month Composite Advantage hosted a group of 45 local high school students as part of national Manufacturing Day.
The one-day event was created in 2012 to put a new face on well—manufacturing. With Baby Boomers retiring, skilled labor has been in short supply prompting companies to turn to automation and robots. Its’ estimated that by 2025 there will be 3.5 million new jobs available in manufacturing. The shortage of qualified workers could reach 2 million.