A millennial’s take on why maybe it’s time to step back and examine how we talk about the next generation of manufacturers.
One way to take the fear of crashing an expensive machine out of CNC training is by using simulation software that features programming methods actually used on the shop floor.
Gaps in workforce skills and public perception are nothing new to manufacturing. What is Manufacturing Day doing to help, and what happens after outreach?
It's hard to have conversations with young people about manufacturing if they have never been in a shop. Luckily, MMS editor Derek Korn recently got a chance to take some millennials to a nearby advanced machine shop. Read their impressions following the trip.
Where can an engineering education take you? Will it help you change the world? Here's one student's thoughts on the topic after visiting advanced manufacturing Metalex Manufacturing.
A manufacturer without boundaries is recognized for excellence in NASA Space Program
Students at Northern Maine Community College's Precision Machining Program receive valuable real-world CNC experience and other manufacturing training.
With help from Edgecam, Northern Maine Community College trains the next generation of skilled manufacturers.