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Focus on the Workforce: Wisconsin Manufacturing: Innovative Approaches to Address the Skills Gap

Scott Walker

7/1/2014

If you visit a modern manufacturing facility today, you will likely see what I have as I’ve toured some of Wisconsin’s many manufacturing facilities. Full Article

New Gene Haas Training Center Opens at Vincennes University's Indiana Campus



Press Release - Haas Automation

7/21/2014

On Saturday, July 26, at 2 pm, officials from the City of Lebanon, machine tool builder Haas Automation, and Vincennes University will hold a groundbreaking ceremony and check presentation for the new Gene Haas Training Center, a 20,000-square-foot facility at 321 N. Mt. Zion Road in Lebanon. Representatives from the Gene Haas Foundation will present a check for $1.5 million as a grant to help build the new facility. Full Article

Second Annual 30 Under 30: Recognizing the Future Leaders of Manufacturing



Manufacturing Engineering Media Staff

7/1/2014

For the second year, Manufacturing Engineering is proud to celebrate 30 young people under the age of 30 who have demonstrated exceptional talent and leadership in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics—fields that are essential underpinnings to a career in manufacturing. These young people have taken the road less traveled, and we applaud them for it. Full Article

Starrett Supports Workshops for Warriors



L. S. Starrett Co.

7/2/2014

Doug Starrett, President and CEO of the L. S. Starrett Co., announced that Starrett donated over $100,000 of precision measuring tools to support this organization.  “We are honored to be a partner with Workshops for Warriors a non - profit entity whose mission ‘is to train and place Veterans into advanced manufacturing careers’. Full Article

Viewpoints: What Manufacturers Need to Know About Generation Z



Meghan West

7/1/2014

Resources and programs to attract people into manufacturing careers are blossoming across the country, seeded by hundreds of companies. State governments, our federal government, and national organizations such as SME offer scholarships, grants, and teaching tools for businesses and schools. As encouraging as these initiatives are, we need to keep expanding the effort and do whatever we can as individuals and companies to promote the field and not let up.
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Focus on the Workforce: All Great Endeavors Begin in the Imagination



JoAnn Mitchell, Senior Project Leader, Sandvik Coromant

7/1/2014

If necessity is the mother of invention, then perhaps we can say that imagination is the father. When invention and imagination come together, incredible things can be accomplished. Since the beginning of our great country, pioneers in the United States have been an innovation engine, steadily chugging along solving problems that have puzzled previous generations. Full Article

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