Developing America’s Workforce.

When international companies bring their operations to the United States, they bring world-class workforce development to the U.S. economy. Through on-the-job training, apprenticeships and certification programs, these employers cultivate high-quality skills that translate to better pay for America’s workforce and enhanced stability in local communities.

Providing the Jobs That America Needs.

MFG Jobs Saved
1 %
During the Great Recession, international companies helped reduce U.S. manufacturing job attrition by 10 percent.
Valued Add Per Worker
1 %
International companies increased value per worker by 33 percent in the overall private sector over the past decade, compared to 18.5 percent for the private sector overall.
New MFG Jobs
1 K

In the last five years, international companies created more than 250,000 new manufacturing jobs in the United States, while overall U.S. manufacturing jobs remained flat.

Toyota’s Pledge to Increase Workforce Training Opportunities

Toyota has committed, through the Pledge to America’s Workers, to provide 200,000 workforce training opportunities over the next five years through apprenticeships, work-based learning opportunities, retraining, on-the-job training and other educational opportunities.

Siemens Creating New Apprenticeship, Training and Hiring Programs to Build an Electric Vehicle Workforce, Creating Hundreds of Jobs

Siemens is responding to the need for new manufacturing, R&D, and engineering roles to fill skilled positions in the electric vehicle industry. The company partnering with Wake Technical Community College to create a new apprenticeship program and NCTAP, an apprenticeship program based in the North Carolina Triangle area, to help develop its program and recruit apprentices.