Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb wraps up town hall series with small manufacturers, business owners

Workforce development was the number one issue business owners wanted to address during the series of six Small Business and Small Manufacturer Regional Summits held across Oklahoma,

BY JENNIFER PALMER Published: November 4, 2012
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When the economy tanked in 2008-09, so did business at Mills Machine Co. in Shawnee. The company laid off half its staff.

Improvements have come each year since, said Chuck Mills, owner and president, and many of the lost workers were replaced. But like many other manufacturing companies, finding skilled employees is difficult.

Mills and others...

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