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VIDEO: Quincy recognizes Manufacturing Day

2 years, 8 months ago by Bob Gough

Manufacturing employs nearly 4,900 people in Quincy and Adams County

David Castillo says he has had other job opportunities, but he’s happy where he’s been for the last eight years: Working for Knapheide Manufacturing.

Castillo and managers from Knapheide and several other Quincy manufacturers gathered outside Hollister-Whitney at the Herman Schneideman Industrial Park this morning to recognize Manufacturing Day.

Representatives from Quincy, Adams County, the Great River Economic Development Foundation, John Wood Community College and the Workforce Investment Board of Western Illinois met to honor the 100 manufacturers and the nearly 4,900 employees who work in the City and the County.

Manufacturers represent more than 17 percent of the County’s workforce with a total payroll of more than $240 million. The national percentage of manufacturing workers is about 11 percent.

Castillo utilized the Workforce Development Center at JWCC to improve his skills and move up the company ladder.

"Since I've been working for Knapheide as a brake machine operator, I decided to take advantage of the training," Castillo said. "I'm happy with my job and it's nice to know there are people out there looking for those skills."

More than 330 students have taken advantage of JWCC’s Workforce Development Center since it opened in July 2011.

Quincy Mayor John Spring issued a proclamation for Manufacturer’s Day in Quincy.


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