The factory of the future will demand a whole new combination of skills. The fact that digital transformation and Industry 4.0 are changing manufacturing operations is no secret, nor is the fact that skilled manufacturing talent is increasingly harder to come by. With Deloitte research projecting that 2.4 million manufacturing jobs will be unfilled by 2028, the question becomes: What talent and skills do manufacturers need in order to succeed in the factory of the future?
Interconnectedness through Industry 4.0 gives manufacturers an edge in two key areas.
Kerfoot Group — a supplier of natural and organic plant-based food oils — shares insight into trends set to influence brands through the rest of