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Tag Archives: manufacturing

Manufacturing’s changes and challenges

Manufacturing employers across Pennsylvania continue to struggle to fill manufacturing jobs – they create them faster than workers step up to fill them. Employers are promoting jobs through advocacy programs and manufacturing non-profit groups, working with public school district officials and guidance offices, career and technical school partnerships as well as old-fashioned word of mouth and one-on-one recruiting from existing employees, family and friends – and they’re sourcing new talent in unexpected places.

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Building a workforce: Instructor helps students win big in national manufacturing competitions

As the demand for skilled labor continues to grow, one technical school has seen a large number of its students achieve big wins in national manufacturing competitions. The achievements are important indicators that technical schools such as Carbon Career & Technical Institute in Jim Thorpe can be fertile environments for students to become the skilled, talented workers of tomorrow. Kevin ...

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A Conversation With: Michelle Finch

Michelle Finch, 48, is operations manager for Turkey Hill Dairy, based in Conestoga. She joined the company in 2015 and has been part of the company’s expansion into national distribution. Her career has been spent mostly in food manufacturing, having worked at Mars Chocolate North America, Frito-Lay’s York operation, and Kellogg’s Inc.

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York couple builds up healthy food line

Unwillingness to sacrifice healthy food for fast food after the birth of her daughter, Julie Ndjee was inspired to begin experimenting with making vegetable-based sauces in the early 2000s, an experiment that has grown into her York-based business Neilly’s Foods, which sells its products up and down the East Coast and into Texas.

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