Manufacturers are concerned that skilled labor shortage could stymie innovation, finds LEK Consulting survey
Most US manufacturers agree that increased growth and investment opportunities are on the horizon, despite some of the uncertainties related to global trade.
But they say a major issue looms: Where are the skilled workers for the digital factories of the future?
In a recent survey of 200 decision-makers across seven manufacturing industries, global management consulting firm LEK Consulting found that four out of five US manufacturers are preparing for an increase in automation technology, with only 18 percent of companies saying they have minimal plans for automation. [Read more…] about Skills shortage could slow down the manufacturing sector, says report