Tag: Manufacturing work

Process, R & D

COVID-19 accelerates U.S., Canadian manufacturing sectors evolution into high-tech, data-driven industry

February 2, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

As the manufacturing industry in North America undergoes its fourth evolution—the so-called Industry 4.0 period that began before the global pandemic and accelerated in response to many societal challenges posed by COVID-19—technological advancements are significantly impacting the design of manufacturing […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

No Manufacturing Work Shortage if Manufacturers Enroll and Engage Gen Zers

June 22, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

One third of the manufacturing workforce will be Gen Zers before 2030. Those born between 1990 – 2010 are able to fill the millions of jobs being vacated by boomers during the rest of this decade. Manufacturers complaining of worker […]

Design & Planning, Process

General Electric to end manufacturing operations at its Virginia plant

June 12, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The Boston-headquartered conglomerate, General Electric (GE), has confirmed it will be closing the manufacturing operations at its Virginia, plant. The power unit will keep the site’s engineering centre open, which employs 200 people. More than 260 people will lose their […]