The Importance of Manufacturing
Originally, I was going to write about the recent Skills Gap Surveys the SRMA conducted, highlighting what the manufacturers of our region state is missing from applicants. This is a part of the EDA Good Jobs Challenge orchestrated by FGCU and the FutureMakers Coalition. You can read our Op-Ed HERE.
However, I just received notification that the Florida Chamber Foundation’s “2023 Florida Business & Economic Mid-Year Report” was just published and I decided to comment on that.
Relating to manufacturing there are a few key statistics which jumped out at me.