article source: industrytoday.com
overview: It’s more important than ever before to find creative ways to show appreciation to industry manufacturers that help make our world go round.
Manufacturing Month is our annual opportunity to spotlight all of the great work being done in the manufacturing and engineering space — and for me, there’s a special resonance attached to it this year. Overcoming incredible obstacles in the face of a global pandemic, the sector has continued to thrive, despite the fact that:
over 35 percent of manufacturers had to contend with supply chain disruptions
nearly 60 percent of companies in the space said their operations were “significantly affected”
online order volumes rose 210 percent during the first three months of the pandemic, and a lot of that increased workload fell on the shoulders of employees in the manufacturing and logistics space