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Manufacturing Matters!

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, manufacturing is the highest growth industry in 2012 in terms of company employment increases in Pennsylvania. This, in conjunction with Southwestern Pennsylvania's annual salary of $42,000 in manufacturing fields (which is more than 50% higher than that of the service sector!), truly shows that manufacturing matters.

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Mike had dreams of becoming a mechanical engineer but was overwhelmed by the financial burden school would cause. Feeling stuck in life’s trenches and barely making enough money to afford living expenses, Mike needed to catch a break. While looking through an employment guide, Mike saw an advertisement for New Century Careers. Upon enrollment, Mike knew he was in...


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Fombell manufacturer Veka rides vinyl demand rise

The company is on track for a third consecutive year of double-digit sales growth, which would boost annual revenue from $133 million. It is adding workers, too. It used a $190,000 state grant to hire 38 workers at its Fombell plant in 2013. “We're growing at a strong rate,”


Your Garage Band Can Land You a STEM Career

Did you know that music and the STEM fields are very closely linked? Most people don’t! What you love about your garage band or the instrument you play could actually lead you to a STEM career later down the line. Don’t believe us? Check out these ways music and STEM are related and how you can turn your passion into a career.