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How Manufacturers & Distributors Are Embracing The New Workforce

Webinar Overview

The Great Resignation is a hot topic but it's hiding the real labor problem facing the manufacturing and distribution industries. These industries are feeling a hit with the labor shortage as 2.6 million Baby Boomers working in the manufacturing industry will retire in the next decade. That means 2.4 million jobs may remain unfilled in 2028.

Watch this in-depth discussion as our industry experts look at both sides of the coin backed by strong data. This discussion will cover:

  • Why manufacturers and distributors must invest in technology to create jobs that attract the incoming generation of workers
  • How Gen Z feels about the manufacturing and distribution industry
  • We’ll examine the looming recession and each of the audiences' thoughts and feelings toward it


  • Ian Heller, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Distribution Strategy Group
  • Dr. Bharani Nagaratham, Instructional Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Graduate Program at Texas A&M
  • Josh Laston, Controller at Woodhill Supply Inc
  • Ray Grady, CEO & President at Conexiom
  • Moderated by Rawan Disouky, Sales Engineer at Conexiom

Read our comprehensive report: Electrical Distribution State of the Industry: Special Report for 2022