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By Harry MoserNov 16, 2021

Rebuilding and Reshoring: Conclusion

In this series conclusion, we summarize the actions needed to secure U.S. leadership in innovation and manufacturing, bolster competitiveness, and strengthen economic and national security.

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Smartforce
By Catherine “Cat” RossNov 08, 2021

Precision Machining is This Young Woman’s Happy Place

An impersonal workplace led Cassie to leave a large manufacturer and find a friendly work environment at JTD Enterprises, a small family-owned machine shop. JTD pays for all Cassie’s schooling while she learns a great career and works full time.

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Smartforce
By Catherine “Cat” RossOct 27, 2021

Academy of Advanced Manufacturing Provides Free Training for U.S. Veterans

Rockwell Automation and ManpowerGroup teamed up to create the Academy of Advanced Manufacturing to provide U.S. military veterans with skills to find employment in the industry. The 12-week program includes both hands-on and classroom learning.

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Smartforce
By Kathy Keyes WebsterAug 17, 2021

Manufacturing Tech Ed Centers - Coming to a College Near You

Robotic welding, 3D printing, and smart wireless communication systems are just a few of the latest classes students can take in new advanced manufacturing education centers popping up across the country.

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Smartforce
By Greg JonesAug 13, 2021

Join in the American Precision Museum Fundraiser Raffle

Thanks to a generous donation from the L.S. Starrett Company, the American Precision Museum (APM) is pleased to announce a fundraising raffle of a limited edition, 0-4 inch OD micrometer set in the “American Pride” color scheme.

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Smartforce
By Gail McGrewJul 30, 2021

Industry-Approved Training on RoboticsCareer.org

Manufacturers who seek employees with certain competencies can use the competency framework that ARM has created as well. Likewise, training providers developing new robotics programs can rely on competency frameworks for curricula and education benchmarks

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Smartforce
By Greg JonesJul 15, 2021

Please Join Us in a Workforce Survey

The survey focuses on the advanced manufacturing technician job function, defined as those “technicians who run and maintain factory equipment and assembly processes, monitor and check the product quality, and document results." 

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Smartforce
By Kristin BartschiJul 08, 2021

AMT executive appointed to National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers board of directors

Today, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology and NCATC, the National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers, announced that Greg Jones, vice president, Smartforce Development, AMT, was elected to the NCATC board of directors ...

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Intelligence
By Kristin BartschiJun 30, 2021

The Association For Manufacturing Technology Today Announced That Its MTForecast and MFG Conferences Will Be Jointly Held Nov. 2-5, 2021, in Denver

Attending MFG2021 + MTForecast is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience both conferences at one venue. Economic and industry analysis about changing business conditions and opportunities should prove valuable to all attendees.

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Technology
By Benjamin MosesJun 25, 2021

AMT Tech Trends: Automation Boom(er)

Episode 52: Stephen tears off into a rant about self-checkout and how without it we wouldn’t have curbside pickup at grocery stores. Benjamin shares some vehicle performance data from his recent road trip to Tail of the Dragon. Ben then introduces ...

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