Articles about the Top Plant winner, the skills gap, Product of the Year finalists, marshaling virtual resources, and automation experts adding productivity were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from December 24-30, 2018. Miss something? You can catch up here.
Report from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute points to digital skills needed for the future.
The Automation Federation (AF) convened to perform the third critical review of the Automation Competency Model (ACM) since its inception in 2008.
Help employees develop scientific thinking to solve problems and make decisions
Research from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) finds mid-sized manufacturers will benefit from robotics—if they can find workers.
The 2017 Salary Survey identified lack of workers as the primary issue facing the manufacturing industry, but aging equipment and technology should not be ignored.
The 2017 Salary Survey reveals there is still difficulty finding skilled workers.
Skilled workforce needed—and technology isn’t seen as the answer.
Robots will be a bigger part of manufacturing in 2018 for two primary reasons.
There have been many changes to the manufacturing industry in 2017. Immigration and trade policy, workforce shortages, distribution techniques, and more have influenced the manufacturing trends of the past year.