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Retaining talent in manufacturing

Many manufacturing companies are looking for ways to retain their top talent during this labor shortage. How do they do it? Industry Week said, "Companies should assign rockst...

Why manufacturing needs more women

More women in manufacturing will mean a more successful future for the industry. IndustryWeek said, "Despite making up about half of all workers overall, they account for less...

The latest in manufacturing fashion

Did you know that there was an industrial wearable fashion show recently? Industry Week said, "The ensembles we showed off at our inaugural fashion won't turn heads on a Paris...

Being a good leader through change

Leading is hard, and leading your company through an industry shift can be very difficult. Find the right balance with your time between managing day-to-day improvement and wo...

Attract new employees from unexpected places

With the current skills gap, many manufacturers are trying to find ways to attract more talent.  The group of people to target might be younger than you think! Reaching middle...

How AR is still making waves

Augmented reality has been making waves for a few years now, but it will continue to change the manufacturing industry in the future. Industry Week said, "In the next five yea...

Manufacturing summer camp?

Summer camp is a favorite memory for many people, but the topic usually reminds us of canoes and campfires. Have you ever heard of a manufacturing summer camp? Industry Week s...

Manufacturing industry still looking up

Optimism is a powerful thing. Industry Week reported, "For the nine consecutive quarters, manufacturers like what they see. In the first quarter of this year, 89.5% of respond...

The history of the hard hat

Industry Week reported on the 100th anniversary of the hard hat. They said, "Bullard, the son of a mining equipment supplier, was inspired by the metal helmets doughboys wore ...

What you can learn from a high schooler about attractin...

With the current skills gap in manufacturing, everyone is trying to attract young talent!  One high school student said that she still had a very old view of manufacturing. Sh...