America’s manufacturing revolution is happening now. Trailblazing technologies combined with the ability to measure massive amounts of real time data is transforming economies across the globe and nowhere are the advancements more prevalent than in the industrial sector. The emergence of nanotechnology, automation and robotics has modernized American factories making them, smaller, safer and smarter than their predecessors. But like any technological revolution, the process isn’t always painless. Employment in this sector is stuck at historical lows as old roles disappear and millions of new roles remain empty due to skill shortages.