Forget the old factory jobs: Manufacturing today looks very different from the past

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YORK COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — October is Manufacturing Month, which is a big deal for the Midstate — in York County alone, manufacturing accounts for 20% of all wages. The industry today is a lot more high-tech than it used to be.

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Bruce Newell, president and CEO of the manufacturing company MANTEC, said, “It is not the assembly line with the dirty atmosphere and hard, dirty jobs. It is clean, well-paying jobs, and you get to work with cool things like Baxter here.”

The aforementioned Baxter is a robot designed to do the warehouse and manufacturing jobs that are the most dangerous for humans.

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