Schuette Metals welding instructor Tony Schmidt supervises Wausau West High School students using a welding simulator Jan. 3 at the school.
Training workers and establishing connections with local students were two keys to a Rothschild company winning a coveted business award.
Schuette Metals was honored with a Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year special award for investing in the future, one of nine Wisconsin companies to be recognized during a banquet Thursday in Milwaukee.
Schuette Metals owner John Peterson said 2012 and 2013 marked a strategy to improve the company's future workforce. He said the metal fabricator has made it a point to invest in its people and has latched onto the principles outlined in John Hamm's book ...