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How Industry 4.0 can help with the skills gap problem

Graham Immerman
January 16, 2019

The manufacturing industry is currently dealing with a skills gap. This has happened before - during the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century and there was a positive outcome then! Forbes said that Industry 4.0 comes with, "A chance for employees at all levels and departments ― from production and engineering to sales, marketing and senior executives ― to collaborate with technology and work in new, more rewarding ways." Retraining current employees could be a great solution for the skills gap that results in workers having a safer, more satisfying role in your company. Click the link for more information!

Industry 4.0 Holds The Key To Closing The Manufacturing Industry's Skills GapSource: http://www.forbes.com

From utilizing blockchain to reshape the supply chain to the use of 3D printing to power a new era of additive manufacturing, the skills needed by tomorrow’s workers are very different than those required today.Indeed, as the middle class expands and technology reshapes the industry from the shop floor to the boardroom, manufacturers must accept that the “blue collar” workers of the past are giving way to the “new collar” workers of the future.Read More

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