TCI President to Serve on NTMA Executive Team
John Belzer, president of TCI Precision Metals (Gardena, California) has agreed to fill a vacancy on the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) executive team effective immediately through March 2013.
New Leadership at NIMS
The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) has announced the appointment of James A.
Ohio Educator Targets Skilled Worker Shortage
Precision Machining Technology (PMT) Program instructor Richard Stape is leading a campaign to boost enrollment in his program at an Ohio technical education center and to nudge today’s youth to recognize that a career in manufacturing can offer a gainful, exciting experience.Those efforts include a blog titled “Manufacturing Ohio,” which aims to provide information about manufacturing and manufacturing education.
IMTS Caters To Future Manufacturing Professionals
The NIMS Student Summit at this year’s IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show will combine an interactive orientation and Career Development Center (CDC) with a dynamic, self-guided tour of the technology and manufacturing exhibition.
Precision Manufacturing Skills Standards
NIMS is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-accredited developer of precision manufacturing skills standards and competency assessments. Credentials for CNC milling operators and CNC turning operators are the most recent certification products available from National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS). Also, the first on the job trainer and training coordinator (OJT) certifications were issued at the beginning of last year.
NTMA Crowns Contest Champions
Seven regional champions from around the U.S. converged on Cleveland late last month to participate in the 36th NTMA/NIMS National Apprentice Competition. The event was hosted by the NTMA Cleveland Chapter and its training partner Cuyahoga Community College. For two days, competitors demonstrated their knowledge t
The graying of skilled metalworkers adds impetus to the growth of standardized training programs.