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A 3D Printer in Every School

Inspired by a remark from the President’s State of the Union address, MakerBot and its partners aim to put a 3D printer in every school in the United States.

Another School “Real Shop” Example

Learn about a manufacturing education program that functions as a student-run machining business.

Successful Open House for Cardinal Manufacturing

Cardinal Manufacturing, a high school manufacturing program, raised more than $10,000 in a recent open house.

High School Offers All-Female Engineering Class

Kewaskum High School in Kewaskum, Wisconsin has launched the state’s first all-female engineering class. Currently there are 17 female students taking the class.

Attracting the Next Generation while Keeping the Current One Satisfied

Sodick’s recent Smart Technology event showcased new machines as well as screen options designed to attract the next generation.

Machinists Star in Web Series

A new web series from Hurco features real machinists at work. Its goal is to interest young people in manufacturing and machining careers.

Mazak Invests in Production Capacity, Future Workforce

Next year, Mazak will celebrate 40 years of manufacturing in Kentucky. In time for that anniversary, the company will complete the latest expansion of its Kentucky manufacturing facilities—an expansion that is currently underway, and that aims at in...

Learning Manufacturing and Funding Education

Read through Marshfield High School’s list of college scholarships, and one of the listings you’ll see is the “Marshfield Pirate Shop Scholarship.” The Pirate Shop is this Oregon school’s manufacturing instruction program.

In Need of “Floor-Ready” Prospects?

This collaborative training initiative gives shopfloor prospects the chance to contribute right away.

Video: Meet the MT Ambassadors

AMT—the Association for Manufacturing Technology produced this video to introduce its “MT Ambassadors,” young manufacturing professionals making the case to other young people about the rewards of manufacturing careers.

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