Inspire the Next Generation of Leaders by Volunteering for FIRST

Inspire the Next Generation of Leaders by Volunteering for FIRST

This post is written by Pat Gouhin, ISA executive director and CEO.   I recently had my most rewarding experience of the past year.  Some time ago, I agreed to volunteer for the regional, three-day FIRST Robotics Competition held in Raleigh, N.C.  I asked to be...
The Cure for the Automation Workforce Crisis

The Cure for the Automation Workforce Crisis

This post was authored by Paul J. Galeski, CEO and founder of MAVERICK Technologies, a Rockwell Automation company. The manufacturing sector faces a crisis: Skilled automation professionals are diminishing in number — just when we need them most. Retiring workers are...
ISA Introductions: North Dakota State College of Science Section

ISA Introductions: North Dakota State College of Science Section

The North Dakota State College of Science ISA Student Section was asked to participate in a brief question and answer session to familiarize ISA members with this section. Shane Suko, associate professor of Electrical Technology at North Dakota State College of...
Developing Manufacturing Skills for Economic Growth

Developing Manufacturing Skills for Economic Growth

This article was written by Emily Stover DeRocco, former president of The Manufacturing Institute.   Reports from two of the biggest consulting firms in the world, Boston Consulting Group and Accenture, looked at what is euphemistically being called on-shoring....
ISA Training and Mentoring Programs for the Automation Industry

ISA Training and Mentoring Programs for the Automation Industry

This post was authored by Steve Pflantz, an associate at CRB. Steve has served as vice president for ISA’s Professional Development Department, and chair of the Automation Federation Membership Committee. Workforce development is a hot topic among the ranks of ISA and...

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