Fabrication helps Oshkosh overcome layoffs
Massive layoffs like the more than 1,500 at Oshkosh Corp. over the last two years might normally cripple the Oshkosh area’s economy.
Instead, quite the opposite has happened.
The influx of skilled, experienced workers has helped the metal fabrication industry and other area industrial manufacturers keep up with growing demand from a slow but steady economic recovery. Despite the layoffs, Oshkosh metro area’s unemployment rate has dropped from… read more.