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As the economy picks up a little speed and the demand for his product increases, Craig Freedman said he can't find qualified candidates who are fluent in metallurgy, can operate his computer-run machines and read blueprints.

"The skill shortage is getting more and more acute every day," said the president of Freedman Seating Co., a manufacturer of vehicle seats who is partnering with a local nonprofit to develop an in-house apprenticeship program to train workers....

Read More At: http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2014-06-20/business/ct-apprentice-manufacturing-0620-biz-20140620_1_apprenticeship-programs-jane-addams-resource-corp-job-training



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