As you know (and sources everywhere are reporting) skilled manufacturing workers are getting more expensive to find and retain. That’s why it’s in your best interest to make it easy to train and keep your existing workforce. And if you do hire new employees, you also want to spend less time and fewer resources onboarding those new skilled workers while reducing production errors and quality issues and filling— not turning down—orders.

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][rev_slider_vc alias="ias"][/vc_column][/vc_row] Growth at customized machinery manufacturer Integrated Automation Systems was turning entering orders into a time-consuming challenge. “It would not have been unusual for us to take four to five or even six weeks just to get ready to order the items needed to make a system,” said general manager Jim Collins. “That’s a really long time just to get started.”