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Raising the Robot Literacy: UR Academy

Raising the Robot Literacy: UR Academy New free online training modules from Universal Robots Today’s manufacturers are faced with increasing cost pressures, growing product diversity, and...

The Talent Threat

The Talent Threat By: Andrea Olson, MSC and CEO of Prag'madik For manufacturers, securing talent is an increasing challenge. Many companies (over 80%) say there aren't...

Recruit and Retain The Keys to Successful Recruitment and Retention in Manufacturing

Recruit and Retain The Keys to Successful Recruitment and Retention in Manufacturing By: Andrea Olson, MSC and CEO of Prag'madik Manufacturers continue to talk about the topics...

Select Materials Based on Curriculum – Not Fear

Select Materials Based on Curriculum – Not Fear By Joe Gray, Former industrial studies lecturer and Tormach technical specialist Letting students take control of the CNC...

How Speed Bias Impacts Innovation

How Speed Bias Impacts Innovation By: Andrea Olson, MSC and CEO of Prag’madik We all know about human biases. Many of us might know of certain...

Can Workforce Development Close the Skills Gap?

Manufacturing is experiencing a much-appreciated resurgence amid a growing economy, but this positive news only highlights a persistent and growing problem – we have...

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

Apprenticeships: You Already Know the Solution to the “Skills Gap” By: Jeannine Kunz Manufacturers in the U.S. and across the globe understand the economic impact of the...

A Higher Learning

A Higher Learning The rigorous and comprehensive Sandvik Coromant E-Learning program helps apprentice engineers keep up with the latest developments in metalcutting. As the level of...

Working to Close the Exposure Gap

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...

Credentials, Competencies, and Careers

Credentials, Competencies, and Careers: Creating a Competency-Based U.S. Credentialing System By Roy A. Swift, Ph.D., Executive Director, Workcred Certificates, certifications, badges, and licenses, what are they worth...

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