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Pittsburgh Business Times: CCAC talks advanced manufacturing talent pipeline strategies

Thomas President and CEO Tony Uphoff  gave the keynote at the second Advanced Manufacturing Advisory Council meeting at the Community College of Allegheny County. He spoke about how the Covid-19 pandemic has actually created more manufacturing opportunities, and western Pennsylvania must act now to take advantage of those opportunities. He referenced a survey taken in June that reported that 38% of manufacturers in the U.S. are actively hiring.

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GritDaily: Why Reshoring Resonates With Millennial Values

While 73% of millennial customers are willing to invest more into their purchases if they know they’ll be supporting sustainable products, they still want to be able to rely upon the lightning-bolt-fast turnaround times established by Amazon Prime. To accomplish this mission, reshoring is the answer and having smaller, local factories will pave the way forward.

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