May 2012

Manufacturing remains a focus of RCEDC

I’m often asked why the Racine County Economic Development Corp., or RCEDC, is paying so much attention to the manufacturing industry. And people are right. Wednesday we hosted, at our annual meeting celebration, Jennifer McNelly, president of The Manufacturing Institute. Our CEO Roundtable program focuses on manufacturing, and our new Business Connect website gives manufacturing customers and suppliers the opportunity to buy products locally.... Read More

Manufacturing Institute: To fill worker shortage, demand skills credentials

American manufacturers are so desperate for able workers that many will take on anyone who shows up and is drug-free. But there is at least one way to be much choosier, keynote speaker Jennifer McNelly of The Manufacturing Institute said Wednesday at Racine County Economic Development Corp.’s annual celebration.... Read More