Workforce Development

EIT Engineer Stefan Gosey on site using a caliper to measure the thickness of a guy wire anchor plate supporting a tension fabric structure in North Carolina.
Workforce Development March 8, 2022

Hiring for skills becoming popular trend

Focusing on people’s combined skills allows an employee to hire the right person for the job who can start immediately and be effective.

By Zane Pucylowski
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated
Workforce Development February 18, 2022

Three ways to engage your workforce in 2022

Expectations for the workforce are constantly changing and it can be challenging to keep them engaged. Three tips on engaging, training and securing a more remote workforce are highlighted.

By Lance Spitzner
Workforce Development February 14, 2022

A profile in perseverance

Plant engineers put themselves on the front line on a daily basis. Learn more about the results from the 2021 Plant Engineering salary survey.

By CFE Media
Courtesy: Beekeeper
Workforce Development January 24, 2022

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles Jan. 17-23, 2022

Articles about the benefits behind cycle-based PM, PSM compliance training according to OSHA, worker safety in semiconductor fabs, and more were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Jan. 17-23, 2022. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Beekeeper
Workforce Development January 16, 2022

How to improve workplace technology adoption

Phased rollouts of new technology allow greater control of how digital solutions are implemented and applied by employees

By Cristian Grossmann
Courtesy: Guidewheel, Control Engineering
Workforce Development January 9, 2022

Automation advantages: 4 ways automation can empower a team to win

The pandemic and worsening manufacturing worker shortage has created opportunities for manufacturers to increase automation to improve plant and workforce productivity. Tools to enhance factory operations (factoryops) will drive faster, better decision-making to improve production and empower talent.

By Lauren Dunford
Courtesy: eschbach
Workforce Development December 27, 2021

Focus on people to maximize plant efficiency

Balancing people and technology to optimize plant operations.

By Andreas Eschbach and Dr. Andy Brazier
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated
Workforce Development November 23, 2021

Groups launch partnership supporting STEM and technical education

The Delaware Department of Education (DDOE), DuPont and Discovery Education announced a partnership that will increase STEM instructional resources, as well as other career and technical education programs.

By Discovery Education
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Workforce Development November 17, 2021

Four tips to help organize a fantastic factory tour

With good planning, people should be able to organize a memorable factory tour for all visitors.

By Rick Farrell
Electrostatic printing device
Educational November 6, 2021

Engineers develop method that eliminates need for polymer binders

Using electrostatic force in Corona-Enabled Electrostatic Printing instead of polymer binders allows many e-skin sensors to be printed quicker

By University of South Florida