Tackling Skill Shortages in
is becoming increasingly high-tech as it is changing rapidly from mass
production to mass customization. A well educated workforce is essential
for the growth of a company and critical for driving the economy.
Dr. Nader Imani,
CEO, Festo Didactic, Inc.
manufacturers are trying to regain momentum, many are facing
well-documented challenge: A significant gap between the talent they
need to keep growing their businesses, and what they can actually find.
As manufacturing is becoming increasingly high-tech on the factory floor
and also in back offices where data from machinery is analyzed, these
skill deficiencies have a significant impact on the companies ability
to expand operations and improve productivity. About Festo:
is a leading world-wide supplier of automation technology and world
market leader in industrial training and development. Headquartered in
Esslingen, Germany, the independent family company has become the
performance leader in its industry with a global presence in 176
countries. 300,000 customers worldwide rely on Festo innovations and
problem- solving competence in all aspects of automation, as well as its
unique range of industrial training solutions and education programs.
Of Festo 17,600 employees worldwide, 820 are in the education division
and provide more than 3,500 seminars in 26 languages per year.Training and Education for Employability
today high-tech world, skilled workers require both, practical
experience in the industrial environment, and fundamental knowledge of
advanced technologies. These two pillars provide the foundation of the
German dual education system which enables students to connect their
theoretical knowledge with the real demands of production. This training
prepares students to solve problems and to effectively contribute to
the productivity of the company they work for.About PSGiTech-Festo Didactic
part of a world leading producer of automation solutions, Festos
education division, Festo Didactic, offers training programs and
consultancy for manufacturing companies and equips educational
institutions for technical training via open seminars, in-house training
courses and workshops.
Training programs are offered for
teachers, students, engineers and technicians and provide comprehensive
training in mechatronics, automation technologies, process optimization,
information technologies and communication. Learning systems and
training modules can be combined and scaled to cater to the range of
demands of different industrial sectors and educational programs. As a
global partner for companies, countries, universities and schools Festo
Didactic plans and provides solutions that foster the development of
sustainable industrial skills and contributes to the competitiveness of
companies in the global markets.
PSGiTech Festo Didactic
sophisticated learning systems offer students a direct axis to
industrial knowledge and technologies. These learning systems place
students in real life situations and enable them to quickly gain
practical experience of high tech components used in factory and process
automation. The systems cover all relevant fields of automation and
manufacturing from mechatronics, electrical engineering and logistics
to production process optimization. These intuitive learning systems are
complimented by solutions that train problem solving skills,
communication and quality management.