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Category: Workforce Development


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Adaptability – Not Efficiency – May Be Critical Factor for Manufacturing

December 21, 2021

Via: Design News

A survey conducted by Drishti supports the idea that people make manufacturing operations more adaptable than machines do. A surprising 73% of 400 senior manufacturing executives surveyed agreed with the statement, “The more manual you are, the more adaptable you […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Autocam Medical recognizes latest apprenticeship program graduates

December 10, 2021

Via: Today's Medical Developments

Autocam Medical, a global contract manufacturer of precision surgical and medical components and devices, presented 11 students with certificates of completion for their CNC Machinist Apprentice Program during a November 10th ceremony at the AMP Lab at Western Michigan University […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

The role of Employee Equity Ownership in driving a company’s productivity.

November 30, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

In recent articles, I have written about how businesses that lack a defined and unifying purpose experience lower productivity; shared my thoughts on how companies can drive growth through the unification of purpose; and offered a methodology for driving value […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Astrazeneca, First Organization in Egypt Receiving Best Place to Work for Women Accreditation

November 23, 2021

Via: PR Newswire

AstraZeneca Egypt, an affiliate of the multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, was recently certified as a Best Place to Work for women marking it the first organization in Egypt to receive the accreditation. The certification is based on an HR […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Diamondworks! Workforce Development Program

November 22, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. is proud to announce the official launch of its workforce development program, ‘Diamondworks!’. Our mission is to educate the future workforce to be better prepared for roles in industries that are becoming increasingly automated. Industries such […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Empowering the Deskless Workforce

October 5, 2021

Via: Industry Today

It does not seem possible that 80% of the world’s workforce (2.7 billion people) could be largely neglected by the big tech companies, but it’s true. These are the individuals behind the scenes, working on production lines, delivering goods, servicing […]


Industry Focus Areas, News, Workforce Development

Thermo Fisher Scientific Investing $154M In North Carolina

September 14, 2021

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. will invest $154 million and create 290 additional jobs with an expansion of its Pitt County, NC operations. Thermo Fisher’s Greenville site provides both sterile and oral solid dose pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging services from early […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Combating the Skilled Workers Shortage in Manufacturing

August 10, 2021

Via: Design News

The COVID-19 pandemic furthered the known skilled workforce shortage within the American manufacturing industry. According to a May 2021 report by Deloitte, the manufacturing industry is currently trying to fill nearly half a million job openings, a number that is […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

PMMI Foundation Supports the Next Generation Workforce

July 21, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

The PMMI Foundation, a part of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, awards three $5,000 scholarships to students studying food and beverage processing, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering at four-year PMMI Education Partners. The recipients of these scholarships […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Tesla seeks to overcome recruitment problems at German plant with increased training

July 7, 2021

Via: Automotive News

Tesla Inc. is increasing the training of skilled workers for its new European factory after it was reported that the EVectric-car maker is struggling to find employees. The company plans to train around 150 apprentices in approximately 10 industrial and […]