The spring 2013 episode of the Lakes Region Economic Pulse focuses on the advanced manufacturing industry. Guests discuss the products their companies make, the types of jobs available in the field, and the local training opportunities recently created to prepare people for careers in this industry. Advanced manufacturing provides over 10% of total jobs in the Lakes Region with average weekly wages near $1,000. Guests are: Gary Groleau of New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Jeff Drouin of Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, and Don Brough of Lakes Region Community College. Hosted by Ed Engler, Editor & President of The Laconia Daily Sun.