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With the lack of properly skilled employees on the rise and decreasing interest in manufacturing careers from the upcoming generation, it is expected that nearly two million manufacturing jobs will go unfilled over the course of the next ten years.
As the manufacturing epicenter of the world, Europe is home to many of the most innovative, efficient, and productive manufacturing facilities in the world.
As business continues to grow and expand across New England, manufacterers are seeking new ways to optimize product processes, engage their workforces and continue to drive business forward. By participating in this event, they had the opportunity to see two unique production processes, as well as network and learn from each other.
During Stiles annual European Benchmarking Technology Tour, manufacturing professionals and leaders from across North America had the unique opportunity to experience behind-the-scenes tours of some of the most innovative, efficient, and productive manufacturing facilities in the world.
On Friday, October 5th, 2018, Stiles Machinery opened its doors to students from three local area high schools in celebration of Manufacturing Day, an annual nationwide event designed to inspire the next generation and offer them insights into what manufacturing looks like today and the many different career opportunities within the industry.
At Stiles, we believe that people excel when they are challenged, appreciated, and feel that their work is making a difference. That was definitely the case for Mike Hillis, Director of Customer Support Services at Stiles, who made the jump from a 21-year career in the Navy, to a successful career with Stiles Machinery in which he has had boundless opportunities to grow and succeed while helping others to do the same.
The International Woodworking Fair is the largest trade show in the woodworking industry, showcasing a wide variety of solutions to help manufacturers explore new territories and efficiencies for their business.