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Published: 11/6/2018

Solving the Education Gap
One way that shops can address the skills gap and the looming labor dilemma is to start making their own talent.

Published: 10/9/2018

New Initiatives Help Advance NIMS’ Mission
The organization has debuted a new testing platform, as well as pilot programs for CAM and Machine, Maintenance, Service and Repair (MMSR) credentials.

Published: 10/2/2018

Slow and Steady Doesn’t Always Win the Race
When it comes to running a business, columnist Matt Kirchner makes a case for rapid growth.

Published: 9/25/2018

MFG Day Events Seek to Change Perceptions of Manufacturing
The grassroots movement encourages companies feeling the effects of the skills gap to open their doors to the community and show what modern manufacturing is really like.

Published: 9/19/2018

Developing the Next Machinists
To further develop the young crop of machining talent in the area, this high school has retooled its precision machining lab in time for the start of the new school year. The grand re-opening and ribbon cutting took place this week.

Published: 9/4/2018

Low Unemployment Rates Turn the Tides in Hiring
Low unemployment rates are giving employees the upper hand in hiring. How are they responding, and what can employers do about it? 

Published: 8/27/2018

Defining Practice
Are you working on a hobby or are you training? Both involve practice.

Published: 8/25/2018

Attributes of Manufacturing Leaders, Not Just Managers
A machine shop owner shares six attributes that good shop leaders have.

Published: 8/21/2018

Support Manufacturing Education Programs at IMTS 5K
All participant fees and donations from the Miles for Manufacturing 5K go directly to manufacturing education programs.

Published: 8/13/2018

Manufacturing News of Note: August 2018
Shop tours during IMTS, a pre-show tool grinding contest and other industry news.