8/25/2014

Video: Mentees and Mentors Describe Manufacturing Careers

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Video promoting manufacturing careers highlights young people who have chosen this work, and the plants and schools that employ and teach them.

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Cutting tool supplier Widia and manufacturing media firm Creative Technology produced this video titled “Why Not Me?” to illustrate manufacturing careers, and to highlight young people who have chosen this work as well as their employers and teachers. The video visits various sites where manufacturing is either performed or taught, including Cardinal Manufacturing, Chippewa Valley Technical College, MRS Machining and Prototype Solutions Group. Carlos Cardoso, chairman, president and CEO of Kennametal Inc. - Widia Product Group, appears in the video to make the case for the value and opportunity of manufacturing careers.

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