Challenges for finding and keeping talent in the wood manufacturing indstry include reshaping corporate culture, interfacing to customers, and facilitating the adoption of new technologies for Industry 4.0 and Lean Manufacturing.
In the latest survey for building trades, 61 percent of Index respondents reported difficultly finding skilled workers. The contractors reported the biggest shortages in the concrete, interior finishes/millwork - now the second position - and masonry, electrical and plumbing trades.
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