Contrary to the commonly accepted public perception, the United States is not losing all its manufacturing capabilities to the Chinese. In fact, many jobs once sent overseas are being brought back to our shores.
To prepare for those new jobs, especially as the economy gains steam, manufacturers will need skilled employees. Members of the Central Minnesota Manufacturers Association got a firsthand look this morning at Ridgewater College, one of the institutions with a multitude of programs geared toward preparing workers.
Almost 50 CMMA members, Ridgewater officials and instructors, bankers and suppliers gathered at the school and toured its programs. The morning visit to Hutchinson concluded with a tour of Hutchinson Manufacturing Inc.
Read the full story on page 12A of the Leader’s Sunday, April 29, print edition.
By TERRY DAVIS Staff Writer Hutchinson Leader www.hutchinsonleader.com