Industry eyes increased investment in STEM programs to strengthen domestic manufacturing base

By Jaspreet Gill / December 21, 2021 at 1:29 PM
Industry and congressional lawmakers say increasing investment in science, technology, engineering and math education and workforce development are key factors to strengthening a domestic manufacturing base and supply chain security. “STEM is really important to our industry,” Will Marsh, president of the Printed Circuit Board Association of America, told Inside Defense in an interview Dec. 15. “One of the issues that the semiconductor folks have dealt with is [that] all of the technological expertise overseas for manufacturing has remained...

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