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.
Every year, thousands of high school and college students who are enrolled in public career and technical programs make their way to the SkillsUSA national-level championships to compete for scholarships and awards. These students are the best in their states and are part of a growing movement to ensure that America has a skilled workforce.
The depiction of manufacturing jobs as dirty and undesirable may soon be a thing of the past. How are manufacturing companies showing their interest in getting more students into the field?
The Reshoring Initiative intends its infographic to help manufacturers as they plan for Manufacturing Day coming up on October 7.
The TV program “Titan” will become more directly focused on machining instruction as its creator incorporates his teaching in the prison into the show.
Throughout my week at this larger-than-life event, from hall to hall, I witnessed several attendees and exhibitors alike announcing how many IMTS events they’ve attended.
Sandvik Coromant donated $50,000 to help enable hundreds of students to take advantage of STEM education opportunities including a series of special summer camps as part of their “Dream It. Do It.” program.
The Chicago Chapter of the American Mold Builders Association is stepping up its efforts during IMTS to engage students and teach them about the world of advanced manufacturing.