Amid Pittsburgh's manufacturing and tech boom, new data shows thousands of unfilled positions.
The event will hopefully attract more students to advanced manufacturing, and close the notorious "skills gap."
With a hands-on peek behind the scenes, students explored the concept of manufacturing's huge role in daily life.
“We're looking for companies that want to grow and invest in their future.”
“We’re going to make some fundamental changes and increase the competitiveness of the chemical industry in the United States."
“Intervala is growing and we’re hiring to support that growth."
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The daylong conference on November 1 will feature representatives from large-scale companies that have integrated new technologies into their operations, including Bayer, Philips and Arconic.
“Manufacturers tell us, 'We’re hiring, we need workers.' We’re hoping this will fill that talent gap both in the short term and in the longer term.”