How manufacturing in California will remain part of our economic future
By Ed Coghlan
California’s manufacturing sector has long been viewed as a ticket to the middle class. While there are fewer manufacturing jobs than existed a generation ago, they still are vitally important of California’s economy. Earlier this month, thousands of students visited manufacturing plants in California to learn about the job opportunities it offers.
“There are close to 1.3 million Californians working in manufacturing today. Manufacturing is still a huge sector and that is why we are investing in Strong Workforce Programs to create a pipeline of trained and qualified employees,” said Jose Anaya, sector navigator for advanced manufacturing for the California Community Colleges.
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