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How to Address Shortages in Workforce Talent

Employers are reporting widespread difficulty in recruiting qualified labor. A recent survey highlights this skills shortage but also provides an insight as to what employers are doing about it. […]

5 Trends in Manufacturing for 2018

Five major trends will affect manufacturers in 2018. […]

16 Countries that Could Succeed China as Manufacturing Hubs

Chinese workers have begun to enjoy higher wages as industry matures, which has taken some of the shine off outsourcing to China. Other low-wage countries that have an infrastructure and adequately orderly system are becoming attractive to entrepreneurs seeking low-cost alternatives […]

Industry 4.0 – How to Profit from the Fourth Industrial Revolution

There is a new wave sweeping across the industrial landscape and manufacturers who recognize it can benefit from the opportunities it holds. It has been called various things, such as Industry 4.0 or Smart Factory, but whatever name is applied, we are in the midst of a real fourth industrial revolution.

August 10th, 2015 | Tags: , , , , , | Category: Business Management, New Technologies, Processes | Leave a comment

Closing the Manufacturing Skills Gap

A skilled welder in a South Carolina plant

American manufacturing is today facing a quandary. On the one hand there is a lackluster jobs situation, with the economic picture slowly improving but not resulting in much improvement in unemployment rates. When someone loses their job, they will statistically be 27 weeks without […]

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