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Case Study - South Central PA Food Manufacturers’ Training Consortium

South Central PA Food Manufacturers’ Training Consortium

With food processing being such an important part of the regional economy in Lancaster County and South Central PA, the industry became one of the high priority industries for investment by the three workforce investment boards in the area because it was large, it was competitive, and it tended to pay an above average salary. The industry was losing some of its most skilled, older workers through retirement while, at the same time, experiencing the need for more skilled workers because of new technology advances.

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