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2019 Indiana Manufacturing Survey: Labor Shortages Hit Home

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Manufacturing companies across the state are reporting a serious shortage of skilled and unskilled laborers as they move rapidly towards smart manufacturing, known as “Industry 4.0.”
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Release of the 2019 Indiana Manufacturing Survey Results

Posted 5:28 PM by
The 2018 Indiana Manufacturing Survey: Industry 4.0 Has Arrived revealed that as Indiana’s largest industry sector enjoyed continued growth in revenues and profits, its employers were investing heavily in automation, welcoming a movement that, nationally, has been dubbed “Industry 4.0.” Meanwhile, the percentage of manufacturers that identified workforce development as their top concern declined to its lowest level in a decade. How have these trends played out in 2019, and has the sentiment toward workforce held steady? Find out Oct. 16, 2019, when the final results of the 2019 Indiana Manufacturing Survey will be released at the Indiana Manufacturers Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon, hosted by the Indiana Manufacturers Association and presented by Katz, Sapper & Miller.
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2018 Indiana Manufacturing Survey: Industry 4.0 Has Arrived

Posted 4:30 PM by
As Indiana’s largest industry sector enjoys continued growth in revenues and profits, its employers are investing heavily in automation and manufacturing efficiency, welcoming an industry movement that, nationally, has been dubbed “Industry 4.0.” The 2018 Indiana Manufacturing Survey: Industry 4.0 Has Arrived shows that most Indiana manufacturers consider investments in facilities, machinery and related information technology to be their top concern. Meanwhile, the percentage of firms identifying workforce development as their top concern declined to its lowest level in a decade.
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2018 Indiana Manufacturing Survey Results to Be Unveiled Oct. 24 – REGISTER TODAY

Posted 6:25 PM by
Results from the 2018 Indiana Manufacturing Survey indicate that not only are manufacturers now embracing automation, which helps them fuel growth and address the ongoing work shortage, but that they are racing toward it at a faster pace than ever before.
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2017 Indiana Manufacturing Survey Results to Be Unveiled Oct. 4 – REGISTER TODAY

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The 2016 Indiana Manufacturing Survey: Roadblocks to Prosperity revealed that although Hoosier manufacturers were confident about the future, their financial performance gains had diminished due to workforce shortages and a burdensome regulatory environment.
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