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By Kathy Keyes WebsterJun 14, 2022

This spring, advanced manufacturing companies and associated partners in the IMTS community are sponsoring events to promote the great careers in manufacturing technology to high school students and their teachers.

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By Greg JonesMay 10, 2022

A working model for IT advisory councils has been developed that can easily be adopted to manufacturing: The Business and Industry Leadership Teams initiative prescribes seven common-sense tactics for a successful partnership between industry and academia.

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By Catherine “Cat” RossApr 21, 2022

When a group of Minneapolis-area manufacturers couldn’t find qualified CNC service techs, they took matters into their own hands and helped develop a new two-year degree program at Anoka Technical College. Learn more.

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By Catherine “Cat” RossJan 26, 2022

If you build it, they will come. But what if you build it better? What if building it better leads to more good jobs, community revitalization, and regional economic growth? That is the goal of EDA's Build Back Better Regional Challenge. 

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By Catherine “Cat” RossJan 18, 2022

E3 Robotics Center (ER3C) is an innovative STEM and robotics program that trains K-12 students in emerging technology. Featuring robotics competitions, summer robotics camps, and e-SPORTS camps, the program has introduced thousands of students to ...

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By Greg JonesDec 13, 2021

The impact of the disruption in the supply chain across nearly all industries shows up in shortages and even empty shelves of the day-to-day consumer products that we use and that add convenience to our lives. These supply chain challenges exacerbate...

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By Kathy Keyes WebsterAug 17, 2021

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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By Greg JonesJun 21, 2021

As transformational technologies take hold and impact the ways that we manufacture things, and as a Manufacturing Career Cluster Sponsor of SkillsUSA, AMT will continue to advocate for new CTE programs at schools.

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By Greg JonesDec 01, 2020

With participants’ safety in mind, IMTS turned this year’s Miles For Manufacturing 5K Walk/Run event into a virtual affair. Launched in October 2020 and running through March 2021, M4M invites members of the manufacturing community to register and run...

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By Greg JonesMar 04, 2020

Smartforce Development recently attended the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Workforce Development Institute (WDI) Annual Conference on Amelia Island, Fla. The most common thread running throughout the conference workshop sessions,...

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