How companies strive to make manufacturing ‘sexy’ again

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GAINESVILLE TIMES - Georgia Manufacturing Alliance strives to change people’s perceptions of machinery and factory jobs.

“Just GMA and how it’s grown — people are understanding manufacturing,” Mike McGraw, the organization’s northeast chapter director said. “We used to say during the meetings that we need to make manufacturing sexy again. It’s happening. It’s real.”

McGraw and other members of the Georgia Manufacturing Alliance led the Workforce Development Showcase on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at Lanier Technical College in Gainesville.

A panel of manufacturing experts provided their insight on how companies can better embrace work-based learning and foster opportunities for future employees.....

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