You know all about millennials. You understand that they make up the biggest portion of the workforce, that they expect more guidance and clearer paths for career development, that they're impacting every industry from paper products to farming. Manufacturing is no exception. The millennial generation is looking at the manufacturing industry in new ways and expecting it to learn new tricks.
Doing so is a matter of survival for manufacturing companies. Though more and more jobs are being filled by automation, the manufacturing industry still faces the same skills gap as other middle-skills industries. To attract these younger, more technologically savvy workers. Manufacturing companies must be willing to change, and change quickly. Fortunately, that seems to be exactly what the majority of them are doing.