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Creating a modern manufacturing workplace

Core skills in engineering technology are highly likely to serve you well in a workplace where automation and digitisation are playing increasingly important roles.
Workers are the biggest assets in the evolving manufacturing industry. Today’s employees expect contemporary work environments and to be managed differently than they were in the modern era of manufacturing that began in the 1920s, according to Gallup research. So, how can the industry create a modern manufacturing workplace in today’s digital age?

US manufacturing success: the big lie?

Manufacturing Production Line Stock Image
Posted on 8 May 2018 by Nick Peters
Donald Trump was derided during the 2016 US presidential election for saying globalisation, and specifically China, had destroyed US manufacturing. The experts said he was wildly wrong, that the sector was in good health and that ‘Make America Great Again’ was populist nonsense.