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The Power of Connections in Facing Manufacturing’s Challenges

Pittsburgh knows the ever-evolving landscape of manufacturing like the back of its hand, having transformed from its deep roots in traditional manufacturing to the high-tech manufacturing hub it is today.

As dynamic industry challenges such as technology adoption, workforce development and gender biases persist, the importance of connections cannot be overstated. In navigating these complexities forging strong partnerships and networks is not just advantageous — it's essential for driving progress and innovation.

Technology adoption stands as one of the foremost challenges currently facing the manufacturing industry. With advancements in transformative, smart technologies including AI and machine learning, IIoT/Industry 4.0, software/CAD-CAM, automation, robotics, additive manufacturing and others reshaping traditional processes, staying ahead of the curve is imperative.

But the path to adoption is often fraught with uncertainty and hesitation. This is where connecting with technically knowledgeable people plays a pivotal role.

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