Closing the Skills Gap in Automation
A Call for Action
Manufacturers are adopting more automation than ever before. For many, it’s no longer a question of whether to automate, only when and to what extent. With wages offshore rising, robot prices down and performance up, robot sales are at an all all-time high. Meanwhile, an aging workforce moves closer to retirement. Misconceptions of manufacturing as crude and demoralizing persist. Women and other minorities are still underrepresented. The skills gap is growing. Demand for automation talent outweighs supply. READ MORE
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- Free Webinar: Robot Safety Standards - How to Interpret Them?
Webinar Presenter: Pat Davison, Director Standards Development, RIA
- Infographic: The Growth of Robotics in STEM Education
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- Collaborative Robots White Paper: Free Download
The field of collaborative robots is currently the hottest area of interest within the robotics industry, and with good reason.
- In-House Safety Training
RIA's safety training can come to you! Click here for more information.
- Archived Webinars
View any of our archived webinars today. Subjects range from robot end effectors to robotic welding.
- A3 Why I Automate Video Series and Blog
View A3's video series on automation success stories, along with our blog with the latest on automation.