St. Paul, MN (October 8, 2019) — Matsuura USA recently hosted a workforce development discussion with local St. Paul legislators and community leaders including: Melvin Carter, St. Paul Mayor; Marcq Sung, Director of Business Development for the City of Saint Paul; and Tonya Bauer, Director of Strategic Development for the St. Paul Port Authority.
As part of October’s celebration of Manufacturing, and Mayor Carter’s plan to ‘Ensure economic growth reaches all corners of our city,’ he is visiting local manufacturing facilities.
“Matsuura USA was honored to be one of Mayor Carter and his team’s selections to tour and discuss the St. Paul area’s need for more technical education opportunities. The mayor understands the need for technical training and is committed to supporting and expanding technical training at St. Paul College and in the St. Paul high schools,” said Craig St. John, Matsuura USA President.
US Manufacturers have an all-time high of 522,000 open jobs, according to the most recent JOLTS data, and a landmark report published last year by Deloitte. The Manufacturing Institute – the workforce and education partner of the NAM – found that 2.4 million manufacturing jobs could go unfilled by 2028.
Matsuura Machinery USA continues to expand the company’s St. Paul, MN workforce.
In recent months, due to continued growth, Matsuura has expanded its Sales and Service Departments, in addition to enlarging the staff of the Matsuura USA LUMEX Additive Manufacturing Center.
Matsuura also invests in the next generation of talent through the company’s Matsuura USA Internship Program. The Matsuura USA Internship Program is a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. The program provides students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths.
To explore employment or internship opportunities with Matsuura USA, please visit: https://www.matsuurausa.com/careers/
Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc., located in St. Paul, MN is the U.S. subsidiary of Matsuura Machinery Corporation in Japan. Since 1935, Matsuura has been the forerunner in designing innovative technology and manufacturing solutions to a variety of industries around the globe. Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. delivers unmatched excellence in 5-axis, vertical, horizontal, linear motor, multi-tasking CNC machine tools and machines with a powder bed metal AM platform with machining capability. Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. provides the service, applications and technical field support that have always been the Matsuura standard for business. For more information on Matsuura products, contact: [email protected] or visit: www.matsuurausa.com.