French and Upper Valley Career Center Share the Benefits of Apprenticeship Programs

In 2012, 71% of students graduating from four-year colleges did so with student loan debt.   At an average debt over $25,000 per student, Americans owe more in student loan debt than credit card debt. At the same time, 80% of manufacturers report a moderate or serious shortage of qualified applicants for skilled production positions.  Over the next decade, nearly 3½ million manufacturing jobs will likely be needed, and 2 million are expected to go unfilled due to the skills gap.

French and Grow Piqua Now Collaborate on Workforce Recruiting Video

In the newly released video Dan Brubaker, one of our hydraulic press engineers, shares the advantages of choosing a career in manufacturing, “Manufacturing is a pretty solid field.  There is always going to be opportunity, there’s always going to be something that needs to be built.  It’s always nice to see my own designs being built and knowing they are going to last for 50+ years.”

Custom Hydraulic Presses Resources

The French Oil Mill Machinery Company’s custom hydraulic presses feature a wide variety of engineered designs, making them a fit for solutions of all kinds – from stand-alone hydraulic presses to machines interfaced with automated material and mold handling equipment for unattended manufacturing.

Ohio is Powered By Manufacturing

In five short years, MFG Day has grown from a  modest celebration with 240 events in 37 states to a North American phenomenon with nearly 3,000 events. Don’t miss your opportunity to see how products are made by touring a manufacturing facility today.

French, Four Generations Strong

We are honored to be one of the many family owned businesses in the rubber industry highlighted in Rubber and Plastics News: Four Generations Strong, Family is integral part of French Oil Mill Machinery Company’s success.