Manufacturing companies need to focus on attracting and retaining top talent to stay competitive while driving toward growth. Among the best ways to do this is through well-designed workspaces.
Trends in the Industrial Market
But first, it’s critical to understand key trends shaping the industrial market.
The e-commerce boom is dominating sales.
of all retail sales are made via e-commerce
the industrial space is required for e-commerce companies vs. brick and mortar companies
Manufacturers are navigating supply chain challenges.
increased budget for transporting goods
added suppliers from new geographies
began stockpiling to overcome challenges
cited an increased cost of doing business
Companies are pushing for reshoring and foreign direct investment.
are reshoring or nearshoring production back to the U.S.
jobs were added to U.S. manufacturing sector in 2021
increase of U.S. foreign direct investment in 2021
Facilities are seeking a much-needed facelift.
of U.S. industrial space was constructed before 21st century
of all industrial building inventory predates 1972
And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Demand for products manufactured within the U.S. is on the rise; and with it, the demand for skilled workers and industrial spaces.
Design Solutions for Industrial Workplaces
So, what can you do to attract top talent to your industrial workplace?
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Through our furniture customization process, we can create solutions specific to your space and brand.
It simply starts with an idea.
Take Owens Corning, for example. This industrial manufacturer used Infinity From KI to solve a unique design challenge by co-creating workstations that perfectly suited their needs.
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