- 600,000 U.S. manufacturing jobs remained unfilled
- 82% of manufacturers reported a moderate or serious shortage of skilled production workers
- 75% of manufacturers said that the skills shortage had negatively affected their ability to expand.
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America’s skills gap isn’t going to close itself. -ACT, Inc. In 2011, a Deloitte survey of 1,123 executives conducted on behalf of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) revealed several troubling points: