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Workforce Development

A Higher Learning

As the level of technical innovation in the metalcutting sector increases, so too does the need to train future engineers in the latest methods....
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The Highly Skilled Future

For more than 50 years, SkillsUSA has served students who are training for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations including those entering...

Select Materials Based on Curriculum – Not Fear

Letting students take control of the CNC machine for the first time each semester can be terrifying enough if they were paying attention to...

Apprenticeships: You Already Know the Solution to the “Skills Gap”

Manufacturers in the U.S. and across the globe understand the economic impact of the industry. The sector’s impact on economies is, and always has...
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Seco Manufacturing Day Event Draws 170 Detroit Area Students

Committed to working with local schools to generate interest in manufacturing careers, Seco Tools welcomed 170 Detroit Metro high school students to the company’s...
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Autodesk and NIMS Partner to Advance the 21st Century CAM Manufacturing Workforce

Autodesk Inc., the leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software and the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) are partnering to develop the...

Working to Close the Exposure Gap

The urgent need for workers in the manufacturing industry has been a regular topic of discussion among employers. The skills gap facing the industry...
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Konecranes is Hiring Skilled Overhead Crane Technicians

Konecranes is the largest manufacturer and service provider of overhead cranes and lifting equipment in the world. As a continuously growing organization, they are actively seeking to...

Bringing Jobs Back to Buffalo

Bringing jobs back to Western New York, specifically Buffalo, is a major priority for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. He’s committed a billion dollars...

The Talent Threat

For manufacturers, securing talent is an increasing challenge. Many companies (over 80%) say there aren't enough trained, skilled workers to fill the current openings...

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