Editor's note: In the third part of a four-part series, we examine the changes in the labor pool this year and how manufacturers are responding with training programs. We'll post one part of this exclusive report every Friday in October as part of Manufacturing.net's month-long celebration of Manufacturing Day. Part 1 can be found here and Part 2 here.
In August 2018, The National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Manufacturing Institute found that 80 percent of manufacturers were having trouble finding enough employees to fill open jobs. By using training programs already in place, the association was able to solve that problem, and another problem simultaneously.
Check out Part 3 of the report here: 2018 State of the Industry Report