Because the ongoing skills gap in the manufacturing community widens, NAFEM has compiled workforce development and human resources tools to assist you in the growing challenge of recruiting and retaining a skilled workforce.
NAFEM is excited to announce that we have become an official association partner with the Manufacturing Institute’s Heroes MAKE America (HMA) program, which supports developing the skilled talent that our members need today.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the February 2019 PPI Index on March 14.
The foodservice equipment and supplies industry is a dynamic one, that requires a continual hunt for good information. We’re always on the lookout for resources to help you improve your business, grow your knowledge and keep up with the latest industry issues.
One thing is certain — we can count on a new round of issues in 2019 that will impact our business and create challenges with many underlying opportunities. NAFEM’s role thru the volatility, beyond what will be “the best NAFEM show ever” in February, is to continue to help gather, support and advocate with the information we provide to you, so that you and your leadership team better understand the important issues affecting your business. Hopefully, each year, we grow in our ability to provide these services to you.
It used to be that the time between Thanksgiving and the Christmas holidays was what we commonly referred to as “clean-up” time – you got programs wrapped up, 2018 files cleaned up and tucked away, 2019 files organized and started, and we’re just ready for the calendar to turn.