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The Edge Factor

THE EDGE FACTOR is a new show that highlights both the importance and the excitement of modern manufacturing—with a particular emphasis on CNC machining. Episodes of the show document real-life manufacturing and metalworking challenges, spotlighting the technology that overcomes those challenges, as well as the people and businesses who face those challenges routinely.

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Do Your Kids Know What You Did at IMTS?

By: Peter Zelinski
See videos aimed at young people that were filmed at IMTS and broadcast to schools while the show was underway. These videos are part of a new microsite with resources to help kids understand careers in manufacturing.

Video: "Technology Applied"—Aircraft Episode

By: MMSOnline.com
For students considering a career in manufacturing: This virtual field trip to the biggest manufacturing event in North America shows the manufacturing technology used to make aircraft parts.

Video: "Technology Applied"—Automotive Episode

By: MMSOnline.com
For students considering a career in manufacturing: This virtual field trip to the biggest manufacturing event in North America shows the manufacturing technology used to make automotive parts.

Video: "Technology Applied"—Adventure Episode

By: MMSOnline.com
For students considering a career in manufacturing: This virtual field trip to the biggest manufacturing event in North America shows the manufacturing technology used to make components for bikes, a jet boat and the Mars rover.

New This Year: IMTS Virtual Field Trip for Students

By: Peter Zelinski
Videos aimed at young people will be filmed at IMTS and broadcast during three days of the show. Encourage the teachers you know to register for this online experience of applied math and science.


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