STIHL summer camp inspires the next generation of manufacturing workers

May 8, 2019

STIHL first created the summer camp in 2011 in hopes of inspiring the next generation of manufacturing workers.

It's estimated that over the next five years, millions of manufacturing jobs will go unfilled across the country, because of an ongoing "skilled trades" gap.

But STIHL Inc. is working to defy that, by hosting the eighth annual Manufacturing Technology Summer Camp.

STIHL first created the summer camp in 2011 in hopes of inspiring the next generation of manufacturing workers.

The four-day camp gives high school students a chance to learn and participate in the processes required to manufacture a finished product, giving them a hands-on experience with state-of-the-art manufacturing and engineering technologies.

To learn more, read "STIHL Inc. holding annual manufacturing technology summer camp" from 13News Now, Virginia.

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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