Y-Blog

Posted: 11/14/2019 1:59:58 PM by Bob Graff
Topics: Education and Training

To push forward into Manufacturing 5.0, where the human touch and robotic technology work in harmony to function at peak performance, there must be a dedicated effort on multiple fronts to enhance current career pathways and to provide adequate industrial education that enables the next-generation workforce. Read More

Posted: 4/24/2019 10:38:55 AM by Bob Graff
Topics: Education and Training, Events

Despite a growing concern that the STEM worker shortage could be severe, the future of manufacturing shines a bit brighter thanks to annual events like National Robotics Week. A series of grassroots events and activities during the month of April aimed at increasing public awareness of the importance of the U.S. robotics industry, National Robotics Week offers hands-on experience to students, inspiring them to pursue STEM-related fields. Read More

Posted: 11/27/2018 5:07:35 PM by Bob Graff
Topics: Education and Training

Next-generation robotics and manufacturing processes, inspired by Industry 4.0, are prompting the need for a higher level of readiness within the American workforce. Currently, two out of five Americans agree the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) worker shortage is severe1, influencing a shift toward a more dynamic approach to education to adequately fill 3.4 million manufacturing jobs by 2025—2 million of which may go unfilled due to talent unavailability2. So, what can be done to support the staffing needs of the future? Read More

Posted: 4/2/2018 9:33:02 AM by Sarah Mellish
Topics: Education and Training, Events

The enthusiasm for automation and STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) related fields continues to grow, bringing optimism to the future of the robotics industry. Regional events like TechFest in southwest Ohio and grassroots activities during National Robotics Week have contributed a new level of excitement to audiences of all ages about the cultural impact robotics will continue to have on society.

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Posted: 12/15/2017 1:25:05 PM by Bob Graff
Topics: Education and Training

The United States is inadequately prepared to meet the staffing needs for the quantity and quality of entry-level robotics and automation technicians needed in our manufacturing facilities across the country. Recent studies by the Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute, Boston Consulting Group and Deloitte report the impact and extent of the manufacturing skills gap, and at the present pace, the industry faces a job shortage of 2 million workers over the next decade1. Read More
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