Time to back young talent in the electrical industry
May 04, 2015
The electrical industry is facing somewhat of a dilemma with the rapid emergence of burgeoning technology such as the Internet of Things (IoT). A Voltimum survey of 5,000 wholesalers, contractors and manufacturers revealed that 75 percent of contractors had never bought a ‘smart’ device, indicating that more needs to be done to educate and prepare the industry for the IoT revolution. A vital component in ensuring that this transition into this new world is smooth, and safeguards the future of the industry, will be apprentices.