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Qualifications and Skills in the Factory of the Future - A German and American Perspective

As the fourth industrial revolution is spurred by the Advanced Manufacturing Program in the USA and Industrie 4.0 in Germany a team of early career engineers and students from VDI and ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers take a look at the qualification and skills necessary for future manufacturing. Since the first industrial revolution manufacturing changed and influenced society and people. In two workshops qualifications and skills were derived from a factory of the future. This leads to recommendations for ways and measures to qualify the future manufacturing workforce against the background of the current educational systems in the USA and Germany.

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