Webinar Recap: ‘Manufacturing Is Not Dead’

Published on Mar 28, 2018

Updated on Nov 3, 2022

Written by Emsi Burning Glass

Webinar Recap: ‘Manufacturing Is Not Dead’

We had a lot of fun yesterday hosting a webinar to discuss our new report, “Manufacturing Is Not Dead: The Rise of High-Skill, High-Wage Production Jobs.”

Watch a video of the webinar here.

Download the PPT here.


Manufacturing has emerged from a post-recession renaissance with a remarkable new look: a fusion of traditional manufacturing and advanced engineering. Today’s high-value worker, a hybrid of both technician and engineer, earns higher wages and can easily climb the career ladder in their companies or transition to other industries.

In this report, we…

  • Consider the new face of manufacturing

  • Analyze the traditional and engineering skill clusters

  • Discuss the higher wages and transferability of these skills

Questions about our research? Contact Rob Sentz at rob@economicmodeling.com. Follow Emsi @robsentz or @desktopecon and on LinkedIn.