Industry Today: Four Tactics for Modernizing Manufacturing to Attract the Next Generation of Workers
In our guest article on the topic of “Not Your Fathers Factory Floor” in the Industry Today, Michael Cravens, VP of Sales & Operations, iTiZZiMO inc. spoke openly about four tactics for modernizing manufacturing to attract the next generation of workers.
Manufacturers continue to struggle to find their next generation of workers. The shortage of skilled manufacturing labor required to replace retiring workers and allow for growth over the next decade is a serious problem. Twenty-two percent of skilled manufacturing workers, or 2.7 million employees, are retiring over the next ten years. Because of a lack of incoming replacements, the industry is projected to fall a startling 2 million workers short of its needs.
About the author
Michael Cravens is VP of Sales and Operations, Americas, at iTiZZiMO, a digital transformation software company specializing in the rapid development of applications for industry. As an established global sales executive of more than 25 years, Michael has worked with multiple industry-leading technology solution providers, selling services and consulting in manufacturing, banking and construction.