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The Outdated Mindset Keeping Women from STEM

It has been a recurring topic why women are not as involved in STEM (abbreviation for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) as men. Although...

Partnering to Impact The Future

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) and Conexus Indiana recently completed an intensive training program for 85 Indiana teachers to deliver the first-ever national...

Don’t Fear The Robotics!

While many economists and cultural commentators continue to warn of doom and gloom for the American workforce over the coming industrial automation revolution, many...
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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...

Building a Smart Manufacturing Workforce

Regardless of the state of the world and global markets, we are currently experiencing one of the most exciting, unpredictable and opportunity-rich times manufacturing...

Why You Can’t Train Your Way To Change

American companies spend enormous amounts of money on employee training and education—$160 billion in the United States and close to $356 billion globally in...

If You Want to Recruit The Right Talent, Think Like a Baseball Scout

This fourth of July, I enjoyed a game at our regional Single-A affiliate stadium, with sun, beer, brats, and great baseball. We also had...
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CNC Software Inc. Reorganizes Educational Division

CNC Software, Inc.’s dedicated educational division recently underwent organizational changes designed to better align it with the needs of the industry it serves. Effective...

Office Apprenticeships Will Save Mid-Market Manufacturing

We talk a lot about apprenticeships within manufacturing, and many skilled positions require an apprenticeship prior to full time employment. Yet with many mid-market...

Black Belt Training Benefits Companies and Their Customers

Why do companies like 3M, GE, Ford, and even a 78-year old, family-owned cutting tool manufacturer like Allied Machine & Engineering continue to invest...

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