The Changing Workforce

Operators around the world face a major challenge with the looming impact of a changing workforce. Power, oil & gas, petrochemical and process plants are looking for cost effective solutions to do more with less resources and to manage the transition of knowledge and skills from a historically mechanical “hands-on” workforce to the next generation of talented engineers, technicians and operators who prefer using digital technology to operate and troubleshoot systems. Learn more from Woodward on how plants can take the steps to meet this challenge and positions themselves for a successful future of efficiency, productivity, performance and safety.


Total US Labor Force


Working in Industrial Jobs


Over 55 years ready to retire