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In America, Japanese-brand Automakers Provide Crucial Workforce Development Initiatives
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JAMA member companies’ workforce development efforts go beyond traditional training, offering striking evidence of Japanese-brand automakers’ commitment to providing high quality employment across in the U.S.
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In America, Japanese-brand Automakers Provide Crucial Workforce Development Initiatives

It is time for us to change the way we think about American manufacturing and recognize the new realities. Amidst the present uncertainty about the nature of these realities is the idea that “America doesn’t manufacture things anymore.” That could not be further from the truth. In fact, US manufacturing output has nearly doubled over the last 30 years, reaching a near record-high in 2015, according to Federal Reserve data.

And while labor productivity in manufacturing has increased significantly over this period, there is a growing shortage of high-skilled workers available to address vacancies in the manufacturing workforce.

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