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How companies strive to make manufacturing ‘sexy’ again
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Tom Oliver works at his milling station Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, as a tour group makes its way through the Lanier Technical College Kubota Manufacturing Building. Earlier a panel highlighted the resources being used to develop workforce skills in the area for large and small businesses. - photo by Scott Rogers
Georgia Manufacturing Alliance strives to change people’s perceptions of machinery and factory jobs. “Just GMA and how it’s grown — people are understanding manufacturing,” Mike McGraw, the organization’s northeast chapter director said. “We used to say during the meetings that we need to make manufacturing sexy again. It’s happening. It’s real.”