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  • Polk State College helps close manufacturing skills gap

    In 2005, Florida's manufacturers faced losing skilled craftspeople to retirement and other local manufacturers because of a limited skilled labor pool in the region. Unfortunately, as the Baby-Boomer generation retires from an increasingly high-tech workpl

  • Are you prepared for the supply chain talent crisis?

    Author: Ken Cottrill

    Supply chain faces a severe shortage of talent at a time when the demands on the profession have never been greater. Globalization, market uncertainty, shifting demographic patterns and the emergence of supply chain as a strategic function are some of the

  • Virtual reality training program

    Author: Maurizio Rovaglio, Tobias Scheele and Norbert Jung

    One of the key challenges that capital-intensive industries will face over the next five years is replacing the gray-haired workforce with the computer-savvy/gaming generation. High-fidelity operator trainer simulators that represent the production process

  • Proving the value of safety

    Author: Lyle Masimore

    Integrating a safety solution to manage risk is a process that is best employed via up-front teamwork between operations and risk management, such as risk managers, safety professionals and claim analysts. In addition, it is important to understand risk an