Plastics Technology: Manufacturing Looks to a New Generation


The "silver tsunami" - the name some have given to a wave of thousands of baby boomers nearing retirement at the same time - might have an unlikely savior: Generation Z.

 

'The 2019 L2L Manufacturing Index, an annual measurement of the American public’s perceptions of U.S. manufacturing, found that adults in Generation Z (those aged 18-22) are 19% more likely to have had a counselor, teacher or mentor suggest they look into manufacturing as a viable career option when compared to the general population. One-third (32%) of Generation Z has had manufacturing suggested to them as a career option, as compared to only 18% of Millennials and 13% of the general population.

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