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Manufacturing Stan Czacki Regional Director

  1. 1. Manufacturing Stan Czacki Regional Director Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center
  2. 2. Manufacturing: “Is it important?” <ul><li>Largest “employing” industry sector in region </li></ul><ul><li>Supply chain </li></ul><ul><li>Export business </li></ul><ul><li>Return on investment </li></ul><ul><li>Driving force behind economic development </li></ul>
  3. 3. Manufacturing: “ Local Perceptions” <ul><li>Varying perceptions in U.S. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Misunderstanding/disinterest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distaste/Condemnation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing is recognized as a strong contributor in Mexico </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle class of skilled labor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professionals </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Manufacturing: “A Trained Workforce Required” <ul><li>Highly disciplined </li></ul><ul><li>Well educated </li></ul><ul><li>Highly trained </li></ul><ul><li>Cross walk occupations from declining industries with emerging industries to provide employment opportunities to displaced workers </li></ul>
  5. 5. Manufacturing: “ Focus Required” <ul><li>Three components of economic development: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hunting/gathering; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gardening; & </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retention. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Focus on a large Target </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses much of existing supply chain in area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drives natural growth of multiplier effect </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Advanced Manufacturing Jose R. Canales, Director Advanced Technology Center El Paso Community College
  7. 7. Advanced Manufacturing <ul><li>National Manufacturing Scenario </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Manufacturing Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing for Advanced Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities in Technological Entrepreneurship </li></ul>
  8. 8. National Manufacturing Scenario <ul><li>Account for 14% of U.S. GDP and 11% of total U.S. employment </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. industrial production grew at an 11 percent annualized rate </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing salaries and benefits average $54,000, higher than the average for the total private sector </li></ul><ul><li>Two factors in particular attract workers to manufacturing: higher pay and benefits, and opportunities for advanced education and training. (National Association of Manufacturers) </li></ul>
  9. 9. National Manufacturing Scenario <ul><li>Key manufacturing national sectors that are expected to grow in employment form 2002 to 2012 include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>plastic product manufacturing: 128,000 new jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>machinery manufacturing: 120,000 new jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>architectural and structural metals manufacturing: 77,000 new jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing: 68,000 new jobs . ( Bureau of Labor Statistics) </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Regional Manufacturing Picture <ul><li>Cd. Juarez industrial production has been in constant growth for the past six months. In June employment in the manufacturing sector grew at a 13.4 percent annualized rate. (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas). </li></ul><ul><li>The key competitive sectors for the local area and the maquiladoras are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>auto parts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>aerospace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>electronics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>medical instruments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>metal mechanics </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Regional Manufacturing Picture <ul><li>In contrast to the national statistics and Cd. Juarez, the manufacturing sector in El Paso did not register growth (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas) </li></ul><ul><li>The rest of the sectors showed job gains </li></ul>
  12. 12. Preparing for Advanced Manufacturing <ul><li>Focus on a manufacturing sector centerpiece </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus in a Manufacturing Sector will add the critical element of context to the development and improvement of our local workforce </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Preparing for Advanced Manufacturing <ul><li>Need for better trained workforce </li></ul><ul><ul><li>According to Governor’s Regional Forum on Advanced Technology, the workforce supply base in El Paso does not have the skills industry requires </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skills needed: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge to maintain advanced computer based manufacturing systems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge of continuous process improvement techniques </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All current and future workers within the manufacturing industry are now expected to be “multi-functional” and must learn and apply an ever larger set of skills and knowledge </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The industry demands that all parts of the system must be able to achieve the same levels of quality, be innovative and continuously increase productivity to deliver more value for less cost. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Preparing for Advanced Manufacturing <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Government entities and private industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Increase communication of new programs and initiatives between the State and regional interests to realize investment and grant opportunities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Final assembly plants requires tax incentives for purchasing and upgrading equipment and plants </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>K-16 educational pathway that ensure a well-educated and well-trained supply of workforce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implement strong mechanisms that tie educational entities and private industry </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Opportunities in Technological Entrepreneurship <ul><li>Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Gardening </li></ul><ul><li>Biotechnology </li></ul><ul><li>Structural Composites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Carbon Fiber replacing steel </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nanotechnology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanical miniaturization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic miniaturization </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Advanced Manufacturing Jose R. Canales, Director Advanced Technology Center El Paso Community College

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