The Faces of 90.5 WESA
Economy & Business
Wed July 9, 2014
Qualified Employees Increasingly Hard To Come By In Manufacturing Sector
Oberg Industries’ tucked away buildings in Freeport, Pennsylvania are easy to miss.
But inside the nondescript structures are tidy rows of machinery worth hundreds of thousands of dollars each. In one department, refrigerator-sized electric discharge machines, which cut metal using wire, sizzle away like cooking bacon. In another, workers operate manual machines. In one room a worker runs quality assurance using a high-tech instrument.