‘There’s a Great Job Waiting for You’

‘There’s a Great Job Waiting for You’

(CBIA, 11/21/19)

Ask any Connecticut manufacturer about their challenges, and you’re certain to hear that finding talented workers is among the top priorities.

That’s why nearly 100 Connecticut companies welcomed 1,600 high school students to the Connecticut Convention Center Nov. 20 for the annual Aerospace Components Manufacturers trade show.

In just one year, attendance at The World’s Aerospace Alley trade show jumped dramatically, from 600 students to 1,600.

“There simply are not enough people sufficiently trained to handle the high-tech aerospace manufacturing jobs today, let alone those new jobs opening up in coming years,” said ACM executive director Paul Murphy.

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