DWD Marks Manufacturing Month, Promotes Careers
6 Oct 2023
October is Manufacturing Month and Gov. Evers has marked the occasion with a proclamation highlighting an industry that generates $66 billion in economic output and accounts for nearly 19% of the state's domestic product.
"Here in Wisconsin, manufacturing has long been part of our state’s heritage and tradition, and we are proud to be a global leader in manufacturing still today," said Gov. Evers. "I’ve been glad to support several programs and initiatives like our Workforce Innovation Grant Program, designed to help individuals gain the skills, education, and training to pursue successful, family-supporting careers in manufacturing. As we celebrate Manufacturing Month, I look forward to continuing our support for this critical industry and the more than 480,000 workers who power it."
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) supports this key sector through workforce training programs and grants to schools and employers.