Millennials in Manufacturing: What Scotchman Does to Kindle the Manufacturing Spark

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Sep 23, 2016 3:07:51 PM

Scotchman Industries strives to remove any negative stigma surrounding manufacturing as a career for the younger generation. And, we hope to increase the number of millennials entering the industry.

We believe that our metal fabrication manufacturing niche is a place for them to succeed.

For these reasons, we created the Millennials in Manufacturing series on our blog.

Besides spreading valuable information on our blog, we kindle the manufacturing spark for our local millennials by providing scholarship opportunities and gifting our local shop class with Scotchman Industries machinery. Read on to learn more!

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Millennials in Manufacturing: How Parents Are Getting In The Way

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Aug 19, 2016 8:36:05 AM

Mom and Dad mean well and only want what’s best for their kids. But are some parents a bit out of touch when it comes to understanding what a career in manufacturing entails?

According to a recent survey, businesses and organizations that promote manufacturing careers to young people should spend more time reaching out to parents. This is because some parents might not be aware of new innovations in automation and equipment of manufacturing industry present day.

Findings from this survey were compiled and conducted by SME, a non-profit organization promoting advanced manufacturing technology and initiatives to advance new generations of skilled labor.

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Millennials in Manufacturing: How to Inspire Millennials

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Aug 3, 2016 3:11:53 PM

Millennials are the inevitable future of manufacturing.

Leaders in the prefabrication manufacturing business today must understand what makes the Gen-Y generation tick in order to grow.

We want to offer our knowledge and help other employers guide millennials and inform them of what the modern manufacturing world has become. In order for any manufacturing industry to grow, a younger generation of skilled and knowledgeable labor is needed.

So how can your manufacturing business inspire millennials? How can you encourage them to pursue a career in manufacturing?

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Why Millennials Should Be in Manufacturing

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Jul 7, 2016 1:37:17 PM

Unfocused. Entitled. Self-absorbed.

Millennials are perhaps the most misunderstood generation yet. Stereotypical traits (like the three listed above) can sometimes circulate through the thoughts of employers.

However, these three words completely misrepresent Gen-Y.

At Scotchman Industries, we understand the need to rely on millennials to keep the manufacturing industry successful. In order for the manufacturing industry to sustain and prosper, a younger generation of skilled labor is needed.

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Made in America: Millennials in Manufacturing Today

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Apr 29, 2016 9:30:34 AM

The “Made In America” movement continues as millennials decide to join the manufacturing workforce.

In fact, Ford Motor Company found that 91% of millennials believe American manufacturers make products equal to or better quality than foreign competitors, like China. And, 74% agree purchasing American-made products is important.

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Metal Fabrication Industry: A Place for Millennials to Succeed

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Nov 12, 2015 1:29:15 PM

Younger generations are needed for the manufacturing industry to sustain and prosper. At Scotchman Industries, we'd like to encourage more teens and millennials to take the reigns and enter the manufacturing workforce. 

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