- Opening Remarks from Travis Hessman, editor-in-chief of IndustryWeek
- IndustryWeek's Best Plants Awards Presentation with Jill Jusko, associate content director, IndustryWeek
- Tackling Today’s Labor Shortage with the Next-Gen Workforce:
The labor shortage is one the of greatest challenges facing the industry. To solve it will require a sustained effort from leaders across all sectors of the manufacturing industry and beyond. In this session, Mark Rayfield, CEO of Saint-Gobain North America, will discuss today’s manufacturing labor shortage and how companies can address this challenge by tapping into the next-generation workforce. He will offer insight from Saint-Gobain’s own workforce development programs and discuss how manufacturers can truly propel the next generation of talent into skilled jobs in the industry.