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Scott Walker, Governor
Reginald J. Newson, Secretary

Department of Workforce Development
Secretary's Office

201 E. Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 7946
Madison, WI 53707-7946
Telephone: (608) 266-3131
Fax: (608) 266-1784
Email: sec@dwd.wisconsin.gov

Thursday, April 16, 2015
CONTACT: DWD Communications, 608-266-2722
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DWD, Workforce Partners Complete 2014 Manufacturing Month Report

MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) and partner organizations today released the 2014 Manufacturing Month Report. The report highlights the collaborative effort by state agencies and partner organizations to showcase manufacturing as a challenging and rewarding career path.

Since 2012, Governor Walker has proclaimed October as Manufacturing Month to encourage Wisconsin manufacturing businesses, technical colleges, and other partners open their doors to students and members of the public. National Manufacturing Day was Friday, October 3.

The 2014 report documents tours at manufacturing facilities, visits to education and training facilities, and other activities involving DWD and partners during the month. Partnering organizations include:

Select highlights of the annual report include:

The report is available online.

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