Converting Guide: Post-COVID-19 manufacturing in America - More reshoring, more automation

Masks, face shields and social distancing won’t be the only things changing about US manufacturing in the post-COVID-19 world. According to a new survey from Thomas,  one in four US manufacturers may expand their industrial automation (possibly fewer workers needed), and a whopping 64% will likely bring production and sourcing back to North America (goodbye, China).

"The COVID-19 pandemic will fundamentally redefine how industrial companies approach their supply chains and will further advance the digital transformation of manufacturing,” says Thomas President/CEO Tony Uphoff.

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