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Next Generation

Manufacturing needs talented professionals! Plenty of careers are available for manufacturing engineers as well as trade professionals such as machinists and toolmakers. One of the challenges manufacturing employers face is that too few young people with aptitudes for science, mathematics and technology are discovering these fields. This page describes efforts to reach the next generation of manufacturing talent, and offers links to resources making the case for manufacturing careers.


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Ryan Bergeron

MoldMaking Matters: Your Career Can Make a Difference

Watch the Video: This recruitment tool highlights careers in moldmaking and is designed to attract the next generation of workers.

New Talent, New Services Build on Solid Foundation

By: Matthew Danford
At Superior Tooling, scientific mold sampling is a natural extension of a scientific mold manufacturing process. Meanwhile, the company is more excited than ever about a new apprenticeship program.

"What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Video Competition

Vote for the EAMA 2015 “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” video competition today. Voting closes April 17! EAMA will host a film festival for the area teams, their families, friends and teachers on April 29, 2015 at Three Rivers Community College. All of the videos will be screened during the festival and prizes will be awarded.

"Your Career CAN Make a Difference" Video Hits Home at NPE

By: Christina M. Fuges
Our "MoldMaking Matters: Your Career Can Make a Difference" video project with Creative Technology, NyproMold, AMBA, SPI and SPE's Mold Making and Mold Design Division, makes its debut at NPE2015. Attendees and exhibitors grab DVDs and manuals to share with their local communities as a recruitment tool for attracting the next generation of workers.

One More Problem?

By: Derek Korn
Is it a big problem that a growing number of young people don’t seem to be mechanically inclined or handy in general?

VIDEO: New Recruitment Tool on How Moldmaking Careers Make a Difference

By: Christina M. Fuges
The concept was to allow young professionals currently working in our industry to share their own personal journeys and thereby help educate a future generation of workers about the fulfilling, lucrative career opportunities available in mold manufacturing. We thought the best way to convey these stories would be through a video, so we sought support from key moldmaking organizations to help this idea come to life.

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