Workforce Development

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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
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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
Workforce Development 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
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
Workforce Development November 3, 2021

Workforce development, automation top of mind at Process Expo

Process manufacturers, especially those in the food and beverage industry, are facing a skills gap crunch due to the pandemic. While some companies are trying to get workers back and engaged, more are turning to automation to keep operations running.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
Workforce Development August 29, 2021

Investing in automation: Strategies manufacturing companies need to know

Manufacturers investing in automation efficiencies with robotics, industrial internet, digitalization and artificial intelligence and other technologies also need to develop the current and future workforce to realize its potential.

By John Felix
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
Workforce Development August 11, 2021

Digital transformation’s role in manufacturing workforce evolution

For manufacturers to attract the best talent, they need to adapt to their environment by making tactical investments in digital solutions and be proactive in digital transformation.

By Jason Chester
Courtesy: Miller Resource Group
Workforce Development August 2, 2021

The best engineers are going to the competition, and here’s why

Hiring engineers is hard. Five reasons why and five tips on how to improve hiring engineers are highlighted.

By Gary Miller
Courtesy: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Workforce Development June 10, 2021

Engineering talent critical to state, national economic progress

Engineering fields are facing a major skills gap that isn’t going away. Engineers do more than make things; they provide the backbone for a state and country’s economy. Learn how a university is changing the message.

By Renee Meiller