Many companies today continue to struggle to find skilled labor, and an apprenticeship program can prove to be a positive step toward developing a pool of talented prospects.
One of the biggest challenges on the shop floor of plastics companies across the country is recruiting and training the next generation of workers. It has been the No. 1 issue for years as processors have struggled to find workers with the right skills necessary for the production and design of products.
Education may be the link for manufacturers who are facing a skilled-workforce shortage and who depend on partnerships with higher education institutions to ensure the shortage won’t be an ongoing obstacle to economic growth.
For many companies today, Lean Six Sigma is helping to transform the way they operate in an increasingly competitive landscape.
The United States is the leading producer of cutting-edge plastic products, and U.S. companies will continue to create new and better items. A key driver to that innovation today is a well-trained labor force, but maintaining that status will depend on securing qualified workers.