The Industry Digest

The Industry Digest: 3 challenges facing supply chains

Dec. 19, 2022
Here are this week’s industrial trends and perspectives, including prediction for what lies ahead for the manufacturing industry in 2023.

The internet is a vast space that is filled with rabbit holes, endless search results, and adorable cat videos that will consume your entire day in a flash. Finding the information and insights you need to improve productivity and efficiency at your facility can be daunting. Luckily, Plant Services is here to help. We search the web and curate the industry perspectives, trends, and topics that will affect you and your industry. Here are a few of our favorite stories from this week.

5 Workforce Factors to Consider in Site Selection [Site Selection]
There are many factors to consider when selecting the site for your next manufacturing facility. While factors like access to suppliers and customers, tax incentives, and environmental constraints can all contribute to the final decision, the most important consideration is availability of well-qualified workers.

Two Ways That Manufacturers Can Lead Sustainable Charge [Forbes]
Sustainability has evolved from a buzzword to an essential business practice, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the manufacturing industry. This article outlines two ways manufacturers can drive the sustainability conversation through facility operations and education opportunities.

Predictions for Manufacturing in 2023 – Part I []
With the new year just around the corner, it’s time to make predictions and resolutions about what lies ahead in 2023. In a recent article, gathered a group of industry leaders and complied their thoughts on the trends and technologies that will be affecting the manufacturing industry next year.

Driving Agility In Manufacturing Through Ecosystem [Forbes]
No one is sure what 2023 has in store for the manufacturing industry, and that’s a big problem. Uncertainty and potential disruptions on the horizon might spell trouble for the supply chains that we all rely on. This article highlights three challenges facing supply chains in 2023 and how they will affect your business.

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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