As the auto industry embraces AI, the need for a better-educated workforce will increase.
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While businesses were in lockdown and people were quarantined at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, TRAK Machine Tools – Southwestern Industries Inc. and New Century Careers continued to forge a partnership that will benefit Pittsburgh’s regional manufacturing industry.
Women in Manufacturing has announced 15 outstanding women leaders who make up the inaugural class of Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame inductees. The group will be officially welcomed to the Hall of Fame with a ceremony and celebration on October 1, 2020 as part of WiM’s 10th annual SUMMIT event.
Why do designers and mechanical engineers need experience operating a manual mill, lathe or surface grinder? A similar question might be asked about CNC machinists: who cares about all that handle cranking and lever turning when practically all machining these days is under computer and servomotor control?
In the United States, females earn 61.3 percent of the four-year college degrees and make up over 50.3 percent of the population, but still lag in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers.
NIMS (The National Institute for Metalworking Skills), established in 1995, is marking its 25th anniversary in 2020 with new methodologies for skills training, performance validation, and credentialing that address the competencies needed by today’s technology-driven manufacturers.
One of the biggest challenges that any shop faces in 2020 is finding skilled workers to backfill those baby boomers who are retiring, or simply finding staff to meet the demand of a healthy manufacturing economy.
Detroit-based LIFT said it has received $1 milion to retrain civilian manufacturing workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Colleges and universities are playing a crucial role helping North Carolina address a statewide skilled labor shortage.
If manufacturing is your passion but a lecture hall is more your style than a shop floor, SME Media’s “20 Most Influential Professors” (see June issue of Smart Manufacturing) want to talk.