Access to qualified talent presents a strategic advantage to manufacturing firms. Increased demand for manufacturing skills in North Carolina has the potential to affect the trend of steady growth in US manufacturing. Regions can increase productivity and profitability by building a talent supply chain with the needed skills to fuel growth, and then developing and retaining that skilled talent over time.
The North Carolina Manufacturing Institute is a collaboration between private and public sector partners and investors to link and leverage assets and resources in order to:
Initiative Partners provide the visibility and guidance to develop the North Carolina Manufacturing Institute into an effective, sustainable and cost-effective talent supply chain initiative.
The North Carolina Manufacturing Institute will: Recruit candidates from Rowan and Cabarrus regional labor market Screen candidates for workplace foundation skills Drug screen candidates Award full scholarships for eligible candidates Provide 160 h...Read More
Partner Firms will: Endorse the Certified Production Technician Program as an appropriate way to develop the capacity of the workforce to meet current and future demand Allow use of logo and name in websites and advertising promoting the initiative Ref...Read More