Using technology to cross the skills gap in manufacturing

Manufacturing has undergone a dramatic change in the last several decades. Automation plays a critical role in production, which means that many tasks that have been historically managed by skilled workers are now being done by machines. Fortunately, workers have not been fully replaced by automated systems. Trained, educated employees are as important as they …

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Dealing with the loss of skilled labour’s knowledge and unscheduled downtime

DOWNTIME IN MANUFACTURING Latest research shows that currently, unplanned downtime remains an unsolved conundrum, but it is certainly one worth solving. More than eight in ten organizations have been impacted by at least one unplanned outage involving their machinery/assets over past three years. On average, organizations have experienced two episodes during this period. Downtime consultants …

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