In a Q&A with SME Magazine, Paul Baldassari discusses how the world of manufacturing is rapidly evolving due to the fourth industrial revolution, including digitalized factories and advanced manufacturing technologies like automation, augmented reality, and simulation. As a result of this transformation, Paul also discusses the new career opportunities in modern manufacturing.
As manufacturers seek greater proximity to their markets, Paul emphasized how manufacturers are focusing on regionalization, circular economy, and sustainability to enhance resiliency.
With all of this change in the manufacturing industry, there are many opportunities for recent graduates and those seeking a rewarding career path, with high growth potential and cutting-edge technologies. Paul points out how teamwork is critical in the modern shop floor and beyond, with collaboration and partnership at the heart of everything we do at Flex. Paul’s insights shed light on the boundless potential and bright future that lies ahead for manufacturing.