Case Study: Recruiting Veterans at National Gypsum

Overview The National Gypsum name – through its Gold Bond®, ProForm® and PermaBASE® product lines – has been synonymous with high-quality, innovative products since 1925. National Gypsum has a long-standing tradition of working with and supporting the military that started…

Case Study: Military Degree Equivalence at Dow

Overview In line with their corporate emphasis on developing an inclusive workforce, Dow recently began to focus their efforts on developing new ways to hire and retain members of the military community in roles across the organization. The effort to…

Heroes MAKE America

Building connections between the military community and the manufacturing industry Our signature program provides integrated certification and career-readiness training in partnership with local community colleges to prepare transitioning service members, veterans, National Guard members, reservists and military spouses for rewarding…

Case Study: Helping Our Heroes at Smithfield Foods

Overview On Veterans Day in 2016, Smithfield Foods announced a company-wide commitment to honoring veterans and their families. This program was designed from the ground up around three focus areas: prioritizing veteran employment and career development, helping power veteran-owned businesses,…

Discover a Dedicated Workforce

Hire Skilled Graduates With backgrounds that often include significant experience in advanced technology, former service members are ideal candidates for manufacturing careers and poised to be natural leaders in the manufacturing industry. The Manufacturing Institute prepares these individuals for careers…