Your Future
in Manufacturing

Why Advanced Manufacturing?

Manufacturing is the process of making value-added products using humans and technology, that businesses then sell to consumers. It is a dynamic, engaging, highly-technical career field involving the latest technology, with endless possibilities.

Manufacturing Skills

  • Communication & collaboration
  • Problem solving
  • Work ethic
  • Dependability
  • Desire to advance
  • Leadership
  • Innovation in thinking and doing

Manufacturing Environment

  • Values teamwork
  • Has dedicated employees
  • Is safe
  • Is clean and efficient
  • Is well-lit and organized
  • Promotes problem solving as part of the culture
  • Where you can be proud of something you make
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How to Get There

Interested in learning more about a specific career in manufacturing? Selecting the right Career Pathway is the way to jump into advanced manufacturing. Following a career pathway will help prepare you for high-paying careers in advanced manufacturing.

Ready to explore a pathway?

Certifications can set you apart as a skilled candidate for employment, and earning one or more may result in higher wages and advancement opportunities. Pursue a certification via the links below:

MFG Institute

Need help paying for college? Scholarships are a great way to reduce the cost of your education. Explore and apply for scholarships from reputable organizations and institutions below:

Minnesota State
Trades Hub
Mike Rowe Works
Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs
Find Scholarships for College


Keeping and retaining good talent can be a challenge in today’s economy. With the right skills and knowledge, you can make yourself (and your employees) invaluable.

If you are seeking rapid and specific training in advanced manufacturing for yourself or your employees, check out these providers below:

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Do you want to experience the world of manufacturing and the amazing careers that exist? Check out the links below.

Manufacturing Career Tool

Interested in a manufacturing career? Take the quiz and explore various manufacturing careers to find that perfect fit!


What does the future of Advanced Manufacturing look like? Check it out by navigating to the resources below.