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Kronos and Hypertherm Celebrate Manufacturing Day by Engaging and Inspiring the Future Workforce
In connection with Manufacturing Day, a national celebration on Oct. 5 to inspire the next-generation workforce, Kronos Incorporated will sponsor an official MFG Day event hosted by Hypertherm, a New Hampshire manufacturer of industrial cutting systems and software.
Kronos Survey Finds Many Parents Undervalue Manufacturing as a Career for Their Children, but Remain Openminded
According to a national survey commissioned by Kronos Incorporated, while 58 percent of parents1 want their child to be knowledgeable about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects and 43 percent agree STEM-focused careers have a promising future, only 20 percent of parents associate STEM education with the manufacturing industry. To inspire and recruit the next generation of modern manufacturers, these findings suggest Manufacturing Day (Oct. 5) and similar efforts to prioritize STEM education and raise the profile of the manufacturing industry are more important than ever.
Partnering With Academia: How BAE Systems Inspires the Next Generation Workforce
A key element of the company's strategy is to develop the future workforce through partnerships with academia in order to foster interest in the sector and to ensure that future employees receive the education they need to be successful.