Fireside Chat: Attracting and Maintaining a Diverse Workforce in the Plastics Industry
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Perhaps the greatest threat facing the resurging North American plastics industry is a growing talent shortage. The industry lost a generation of talent during the 1990s and early 2000’s as college graduates shunned manufacturing for careers in technology, investment banking and healthcare markets. Now, with an average age of over 46 years, its workforce is among the oldest in manufacturing at a time when the industry is experiencing a renaissance.
Join the first Plastics News Fireside Chat of 2019 to learn what companies and the greater industry can do to attract a talent pool that is diverse in skillset and demographics.