Digital Skills for a Digital Manufacturing Future – access a new report from MAKE UK (the Manufacturers Organisation)

Apr 14, 2021

The key findings are below:

  • 91% of manufacturers have benefited from the adoption of new technology during recent pandemic crisis
  • A quarter say it boosted their productivity and 12% said it increased the rate of production
  • 8/10 manufacturers now plan to continue using the technologies they have adopted
  • 87% of manufacturers who had undertaken digital training in the last 12 months say it put them at an advantage
  • However, a third of companies have not invested in any digital training in the last  year
  • Two-thirds of manufacturers think education and training system is not keeping pacing with the adoption of new digital technologies
  • Investment in digital skills can be a great leveller, allowing more and more businesses to realise the potential of new technologies to boost productivity

The full press release and report can be found here.