The Waukesha County Manufacturing Alliance held its third annual New Faces of Manufacturing in Waukesha County event on March 2 at . Over 275 attendees heard company updates from Aries Industries, Inc., GE Energy - Waukesha gas engines, Magnetek, Inc., Thomas Magnete, USA, LLC, Waukesha Foundry, Inc., and Waukesha Metal Products.
The event was moderated by Mark Sabljak of The Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee, and sponsored by Sensia Healthcare. Manufacturing Alliance partners are First Business Bank, Kolb+Co., Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, and R&R Insurance Services, Inc.
The purpose of the Manufacturing Alliance is to provide a platform for manufacturers to share ideas, encourage innovation, work together to transform the image of manufacturing and target new talent. The event reinforced the skills gap concerns that Waukesha County manufacturers currently all share.