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Fax: 703-352-4991

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Mailing Address:
10565 Fairfax Blvd.
Suite 203
Fairfax, VA 22030 US

Product Categories of NIMS

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As seen in MMS

NIMS Partners with Non-Profit to Start Detroit Apprenticeship Program
The partnership with Focus: Hope is intended to build upon NIMS’ apprenticeship model.

Autodesk, NIMS Partner to Develop CAM Standards
The effort is intended to promote the education and credentialization of CAM programmers, designers and engineers in coming years.

NIMS, Gene Haas Foundation Partner to Award Merit-Based Scholarships
The SkillsUSA Scholarship Program will award funds to students competing in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in June 2015.

NIMS, Gene Haas Foundation Announce Second Year of Scholarships
The GHF-NIMS Credentialing Scholarship Award provided financial support to more than 1,000 students last year.

NIMS Launches Employer Website
The site provides information for employers seeking to integrate training and credential programs into their companies.

Winners Announced for First Round of Metalworking Skills Scholarships
The new program will ensure more young people have the skills and credentials they need for today's and tomorrow's jobs.

NIMS Presents National Skill Standards for Review
The organization is requesting feedback from industry professionals on proposed standards.

NIMS, Gene Haas Foundation Partner to Launch Scholarship Program
Participating schools will receive scholarships to help students earn NIMS Level I Machining credentials.

NIMS, Sandvik to Host Event on Bridging the Skills Gap
An event organized by NIMS and Sandvik Coromant examines how educational programs can help meet the skills needs of the metalworking industry.

NIMS Announces Record Number of Metalworking Certifications
The National Institute for Metalworking Skills awarded nearly 14,000 credentials last year to individuals in the industry.

NIMS Accreditation Awarded
Two organizations recently earned NIMS accreditation.

PMTS 2013 Student Day Announced
Students and educators can attend a special event at the trade show.

Military Credentialing Program Uses NIMS Standards
The19-week training course is based on the NIMS curriculum.

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
Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } 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

Training Time
The graying of skilled metalworkers adds impetus to the growth of standardized training programs.