U.S. manufacturing is facing a digital skills gap among its workforce. Companies struggle to fill open positions requiring the skills of today, let alone positions requiring the skills of tomorrow. These 21st century skills are digital by nature and will require interaction between humans at all levels of the manufacturing process and the systems, robots, and computers that will further automate the production environment. Many of these roles have not been invented yet, but the technologies exist, are viable, and are on their way to adoption. The industry will need workers that have the digital skills to deploy them.
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