Report: American manufacturing may need 3.8 million new workers by 2033

April 10, 2024
Up to 5 in 10, or 1.9 million, skilled jobs could go unfilled.

A new report released by Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute explores the workforce issues that face the manufacturing industry and offers insight into the investment and skills likely required to drive continued growth across the industry. The report, “Taking charge: Manufacturers support growth with active workforce strategies," was created by surveying over 200 U.S. manufacturers and interviewing senior executives from a variety of manufacturing companies across verticals. In addition, secondary data on labor supply and demand was analyzed and used to create the report.

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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