Term: university outreach program
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PPC’s University Outreach Program: Fostering Connections with the Next Generation

7/24/2014

A look into a converting plant or folding carton manufacturer reveals a workforce in flux: as older generations move on to explore new life paths during retirement, younger generations are poised to succeed them. Recognizing the importance of cultivating those who will one day take the reigns, we have developed a University Outreach Program that bridges the gap between current and future leaders by fostering connections with packaging design students before they embark upon their careers.

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college
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internship
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university outreach program

Our Graying Workforce: Preparing your Company for a Manufacturing Revival

7/24/2014

Is manufacturing making a comeback in the U.S.? With many companies reporting plans to increase U.S. based production—including Walmart, which recently announced an initiative to purchase $250 billion in U.S.-made goods over the next decade—there may be an American manufacturing renaissance in the works. Yet this could be an uphill battle, especially considering America’s aging pool of skilled workers...

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manufacturing
onshoring
retirement
skilled labor
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