This article discusses the benefits of implementing artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in the manufacturing industry to aid in reducing costs, achieve more efficiency, and enhance the quality of products. It outlines different ways AI and ML can be used in manufacturing, such as predictive maintenance, quality control, supply chain management, autonomous systems, and predictive analytics. The article also highlights the challenges that employers may face while implementing these technologies, such as the lack of skilled workers, need for clean and accurate data, and the cost of implementation. The article suggests offering advanced education opportunities to staff for upskilling and reskilling as a potential solution to overcome these issues. Investing in the workers can help justify an investment in new technology, improve staff skills, and improve career mobility, leading to greater employee retention and motivation.