For several years, people have been seeing headlines about the decline of manufacturing. While many perceive that manufacturing has been in decline in Ontario, that’s not necessarily the case in all areas. Many with advanced manufacturing needs are growing. In fact, there is a shortage of CNC Machinists to meet the needs of Ontario manufacturers.
On New Year’s Day, the National Post ran a story “Looking for a new job in 2015? Advanced manufacturing is hiring”. Reporter Mary Teresa Bitti took a closer look at how manufacturing is actually doing in Ontario and offers a quick state of the industry look at nuclear, aerospace and tool/machine manufacturing. She spoke with the heads of the four founding industry associations (who are behind the creation of the Ontario Manufacturing Learning Consortium) and also profiles some of the growing companies in each sector.
It’s a dynamic industry and people might be surprised by what they learn. Read the full Financial Post story here >>