In the United States, the manufacturing sector, in 2022 accounted for about 15% of National economic output and it is up slightly, to current, 2024. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2024 through 2032, occupational openings in manufacturing will be about 415,000 [this includes assemblers, fabricators, welders, cutters, machinists, tool and die makers, woodworkers, industrial engineers, industrial production and managers.

Overall, it is predicted that the manufacturing industry will have a severe shortage of workers in the next few years. In an article published by Clear Company, January, 2024, [], there are 3 key workforce trends that contribute to this ominous 2.1 million worker shortage between now and 2030. These are Digital transformation, smart factories, AI – and, little interest of the younger generation in the industry – and a gap in skills amongst older workers and rapidly advancing technology.

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