Articles & News on Workforce Management

Technology Industry Veteran Joe Stockunas Joins SEMI as Americas President

  • May 24, 2022
  • News

SEMI announced that technology industry veteran and longtime SEMI member Joe Stockunas has joined SEMI as Americas President, reporting to Kevin Bauer, chief financial and business operations officer.

First Annual Automation Professionals Day Highlights Stars in the Field from Around the Globe

  • by Melissa Landon
  • May 20, 2022
  • Feature

ISA member Srinath Krishnamoorthi was in just 10th grade when he completed his first automation project—building an electric fence for his father. Read more about his story and the stories of other automation stars celebrated on Automation Professionals Day.

Eight of 10 Warehouse Associates Say Positive Workplace Changes Are Happening Amid Labor Shortage

  • May 17, 2022
  • News

In a new Zebra study, about 60% report improving work conditions and better adoption of technologies that make their jobs easier.

AI Makes Safety Integral to Manufacturers’ Working Culture

  • by Claudia Jarrett
  • April 29, 2022
  • Feature

Claudia Jarrett, US country manager at automation parts supplier EU Automation, explains why Industry 4.0 and key performance indicators (KPIs) are crucial to establishing a positive working culture in manufacturing environments.

RS Components Retains Highest Accolade for Health and Safety at Work with Ninth Consecutive RoSPA Gold Medal Award

  • April 20, 2022
  • News

The RoSPA Gold Award recognizes companies around the world for their safety performance.

State-of-the-State of Manufacturing 2022 Creates Bridge Between Leaders and Policy Makers

  • April 4, 2022
  • News

Manufacturers are engaging in collaborative conversations with legislators to encourage pro-manufacturing policies.

ODVA Leadership Elected for 22nd Term

  • April 4, 2022
  • News

The leadership for ODVA’s 22nd term was elected and announced at the 21st Annual Meeting of Members in San Diego, California, USA, on March 10, 2022.

Ansys India Is Now Great Place to Work Certified

  • March 23, 2022
  • News

Global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software Ansys India is proud to be Great Place to Work-Certified in its maiden attempt at certification for 2022-23.

ARC Calls for Responses to Covid-19 Impact for Industrial Manufacturers Survey

  • March 7, 2022
  • News

ARC Advisory Group is calling for those working in industrial manufacturing to take the COVID-19 Impact for Industrial Manufacturers survey.

The Effects of Automation on Jobs

  • by Eric Halvorson
  • February 21, 2022
  • Feature

With a sharp increase in the use of robotics in the manufacturing industry, there is valid concern about how the future workforce will be shaped. Factories that employed hundreds, even thousands of employees now require only a fraction of that number due to increased automation.