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Sexifying Manufacturing

Sexifying Manufacturing

May 25, 2012

A 2012 salary survey by IndustryWeek found that only 2% of survey respondents in the manufacturing industry are 21 to 29 years old. Students interviewed for this article characterized manufacturing as slow, out of date and, simply put, unsexy. The lack of interest in manufacturing from the younger generation erodes the industry’s future in two ways. First,...