1. Springfield's A.G. Miller continues proud century-old tradition of metal fabricating, but needs help getting trained staff

    Springfield's A.G. Miller continues proud century-old tradition of metal fabricating, but needs help getting trained staff

    When A.G. Milller started in the metal fabrication business in Springfield nearly 100 years ago, its customers were automobile manufacturers Knox and Stevens-Duryea.
    'In the 1920s our largest customer was Rolls-Royce when they made cars here in Springfield,' said Rick Miller, the current owner of A.G. Miller and grandson of the company founder. 'We did the fenders and door panels for them. It has always been the precision higher-end of sheet metal fabricating.'

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    1. In the 1920s our largest customer was Rolls-Royce when they made cars here in Springfield.
    2. We'd like to add more staff, but we just can't find the people.
    3. Some people come in the door, I think they have the potential to do the job, but they don't have the skills I need. I can't afford to hire them and have them operate at 20 or 30 percent capacity until they get the skills.
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