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The Roles of STEM Education in Taking On the Skills Gap

Alan Rooks
By Alan Rooks Editor in Chief, Manufacturing Engineering

The Skills Gap in manufacturing is well documented. The question is what we are going to do about it. In this podcast, Alan Rooks, Editor in Chief of Manufacturing Engineering magazine, talks with Dean Steadman, CNC Education Program Manager for FANUC America, about how manufacturing is different than it was 20 years ago; the key challenges that need to be met to keep manufacturing strong; why it is important for the next generation to study STEM related courses; the benefits to a career in manufacturing; and how FANUC helps students and current workers become proficient with robotics and CNC automation.

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