Form 3


Nearly all manufacturing firms are wary of brain drain (97%).



Most firms are also concerned with the aging manufacturing workforce (78%).


A majority of firms say they benefit from the talents and experience of older workers (90%).

Survey results show that many manufacturing firms are uneasy about a shortage of labor, declining productivity, and rising costs. In response, firms across the manufacturing sector are taking steps to mitigate the impact of the aging workforce on their business.

*According to the National Association of Manufacturers’ most recent outlook survey