Would You Encourage Your Kid to Choose Manufacturing?

This article from New Equipment Digest explores the misconceptions parents have about manufacturing.

A national survey of parents indicates that half of parents are ignorant to how lucrative a career in manufacturing can be. With skyrocketing student loan debt and a demand for skilled labor over the next decade, it’s time to dispel some misconceptions.

  • More than 20% of parents surveyed view manufacturing as an outdated and/or dirty work environment.
  • Half of all respondents do not see manufacturing as an exciting, challenging or engaging profession.
  • Nearly one-quarter of parents surveyed do not feel that manufacturing is a well-paying profession.