More than 82 percent of manufacturers report a moderate or serious shortage in skilled production workers. More than 75 percent of manufacturers say the skill shortage has negatively impacted their ability to expand.


With hundreds of thousands of open manufacturing jobs, manufacturers need to take control of their talent pipeline.

The Skills Certification System can help.

To help close the growing skills gap, The Manufacturing Institute has launched the Skills Certification System.  This system of nationally portable, industry-recognized credentials validates both the “book smarts” and the “street smarts” needed to be productive and successful on the job.  For more information, see the following sections:


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