Modern manufacturing sheds 'grungy' image but perception still lags
WILLMAR - When Bob Kill takes a tour of a manufacturing facility, what he usually encounters is an environment that's clean, well-lit and often equipped with the latest in robotic and megatronic technology.
So why does manufacturing still struggle with stereotypes out of a Charles Dickens novel? wonders Kill, the executive director of Enterprise Minnesota.
Perhaps it's because most people know too little about 21st-century manufacturing.
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