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Leading Your Business with Cadence
What is the cadence of your leadership within your company? AMBA President Troy Nix posed that question in his keynote presentation at the recent AMBA Chicago Supplier Night.
Machining Is Its Own Outreach, Says Young Engineer
Modern CNC machining technology is so distinct from other manufacturing operations that it will attract and draw in the people best able to fill the machining-related positions of the future.
The Next Industrial Revolution is Here
Many people think that Industrial Revolutions are firmly in the past, that there’s nothing that significant on the horizon for manufacturing like there was at the turn of the last century. But they would be wrong.
CNN Reports on Students Who Are “Paid to Go to College”
“This is so much more than a ticket through college—this is your life,” says a student quoted in the news network’s report on CNC machining apprenticeships.
Kids, Machines and Manufacturing Days
Students from a dozen Chicago area high schools toured GF Machining Solutions’ front office, warehouse and demonstration center during its Manufacturing Days event.
Giving up their Saturday Mornings for What..?
Here's a shop that knows how to lure teens out of their beds to come and learn about manufacturing on a Saturday morning! Who would have known?
Straight from the Apprentices’ Mouths
See another side of a shop featured in MMT's April issue, but from the apprentices' viewpoints.
Get out the Vote for Manufacturing Education
A group of local manufacturers is pairing with teams from various high schools on a video competition that aims to educate students, teachers and parents about industry career opportunities. Today is the last day to vote!
Young Leaders: Blazing New Trails
Today I’m happy to be able to blog about the third honoree of three who were honored at the recent Annual Meeting of the Technology and Manufacturing Association (TMA).
Get On The Chain, Gang!
For a while now I have marveled at the ways folks in our industry can communicate today. There are so many resources, most of which are very accessible, like LinkedIn or Facebook, and then there are those that are more “exclusive”, I guess you could...