Susan Shalhoub reported on a pilot program that has been set up for manufacturing companies impacted by the coronavirus, sponsored by Polaris MEP, the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association and the R.I. Department of Labor and Training.

“The manufacturing employers are in a unique position: some are laying off, but others are hiring because they supply critical products into this new world landscape,” said Christian Cowan, Polaris MEP center director, in a statement. “We have a concept of connecting these two scenarios, so it’s easy for a manufacturing company to find someone accustomed to work on a manufacturing floor.”

Click here to read the story, published April 9, 2020 in the Providence Business News.