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Manufacturing News of Note: November 2016
A Brazilian student wins an advanced materials contest, Local Motors launches an SaaS division, Airbus certifies an additive material from Stratasys and other industry news.
President-Elect Trump… Now What?
Donald Trump won the election. The people have spoken, and soon he will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. Now what?
You Don’t Have to be a Big Company to Make a Big Impact on Your Community
New AMBA educational outreach program promotes the sharing of ideas and strengthens communities.
How to Connect to Younger Manufacturers on Social Media? Try Humor.
Shop Floor Automations is trying something new: a Web comic intended to catch the attention of up-and-coming machinists on social media.
Video: Cub Manufacturing, Another Student-Run Shop
The success of a student-run high school manufacturing business in Wisconsin is leading other school systems to launch similar programs.
Collaboration with Education: It All Comes Full Circle
There's a growing interest among instructors who work in the Illinois education system to bring back "shop-type" classes and give students a taste of what modern, advanced manufacturing careers offer for enterprising youth.
Makers Wanted – A Community Campaign for Manufacturing
I recently attended what I believe to be a rather unique event that was held in the gymnasium of a high school and focused exclusively on manufacturing, careers in manufacturing and one community’s campaign to keep it strong and local.
You Made That?
On October 7, more than 65 attendees, including students, teachers, counselors, parents and others, enjoyed a firsthand look at what manufacturing IS today versus what it’s not.
Connecting Educators with Industry
Connecting more educators with industry is probably what the title of my should say – at least for the American Mold Builders Association’s Chicago Chapter, which has been working for three or more years on new ways to promote moldmaking as a career...
Infographic Argues that U.S. Manufacturing Is Set for Stability and Growth
The Reshoring Initiative intends its infographic to help manufacturers as they plan for Manufacturing Day coming up on October 7.