Oct 11, 2016
The Internet of Things (IOT) is transforming manufacturing, creating a competitiveness that will drive growth not only in manufacturing, but in the broader U.S economy. Rockwell Automation - the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information - is at the center of this transformation helping global manufacturers be more productive, sustainable and competitive. However, there is a misconception among the next generation of talent that manufacturing is a gritty, low-tech industry, resulting in a significant workforce gap. Milwaukee Public Schools and other schools around the world are working closely with the private sector to solve this problem through efforts to train and inspire students, teachers and parents about exciting careers in manufacturing. Blake Moret, President and CEO of Rockwell Automation, will share more details.