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Metalworking 2020 Industry Report


How have metalworking businesses navigated the COVID-19 pandemic? What are their plans for the future? Which technologies and workforce development strategies will make an impact in the years to come?

Grainger conducted a survey of metalworking businesses in late 2020 and early 2021 to get insights on their plans for the future.

Drawing on that research, our 2020 Metalworking Industry Report offers a look at where the industry is today and what trends will shape its future. 


The information contained in this article is intended for general information purposes only and is based on information available as of the initial date of publication. No representation is made that the information or references are complete or remain current. This article is not a substitute for review of current applicable government regulations, industry standards, or other standards specific to your business and/or activities and should not be construed as legal advice or opinion. Readers with specific questions should refer to the applicable standards or consult with an attorney.