The next generation of manufacturing employees have a solid work ethic and vast technical skills that provide value in the machine shop.
The Detroit Free Press has named FANUC one of Michigan’s top work places for the ninth year running, with the Chicago Tribune doing so in Illinois for the third year in a row.
When pen-and-paper methods of tracking job efficiency left AccuRounds’ engineers and managers in the dark, the shop switched to MachineMetrics. But machine monitoring brought morale challenges along with it.
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the first round of standards recognition entities (SRE) and the first industry-recognized apprenticeship program (IRAP) under its new guidelines.
One way that shops can address the skills gap and the looming labor dilemma is to start making their own talent.
U.S. Department of Labor Recognizes FANUC America, Rockwell Automation and Industry Partners for Apprenticeship Programs
Leading automation companies awarded for efforts in closing the manufacturing skills gap.
A six-day event, October 20-29, will showcase new technologies and innovations from Zeiss.
Although an individual might consider themselves to be replaceable, an organization should not see their employees that way.
The Haas Technical Education Center posted this video promoting manufacturing and metalworking careers to students who might be the machinists, programmers and manufacturing business leaders of tomorrow.
Tips for creating an employee-centric business.
The white paper argues that reshoring or nearshoring, digitalization and increased workforce development measures will be necessary for manufacturing after the pandemic.
“The skills required and the ways in which those skills are taught and measured are changing,” says Executive Director Montez King.
“We have found that increasing the number of females in male-dominated industries will require intentional and purposeful action for all parties: educators, industry and community,” says Build a Dream.
Beginning in June, National Safety Month, SkillPath is offering three virtual general industry OSHA programs certified for continuing education credits.
Good fortune and years of long working hours have both figured into the success of this young shop, which became its founder’s sole employment starting last year. The shop owner shares his story.
Editor-in-Chief, Modern Machine Shop
The funding will help deliver virtual classes for manufacturers through WMEP’s online classroom offerings during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The answer has to do with how people view the job. Maybe reframing machining as a technology could better reflect the exciting progress the trade has made over the decades.
Recently posted articles offer various pictures of machining automation. Also, goodbyes to two long-time writers for MMS: Wayne Chaneski and Derek Korn.
MSSC’s Certified Production Technician certification will now incorporate several emerging Industry 4.0 technologies.
The e-learning organization is publicizing its course materials following the release of Autodesk 2021.
In addition, the association is offering a discount on licenses for the platform through May.
At its core, this highly successful contract manufacturer is a tool and die shop. Its founder, who has the heart and soul (and mind) of a tool maker, imbued his company with the values and the versatility of a tool room. This is his lasting legacy.
Editor Emeritus, Modern Machine Shop
“Al” could be anyone, working in any shop. But what sets Al apart is his embrace of change as a way of doing work and business. Are there Als in your shop?
This month, we say goodbye to long-time Modern Machine Shop columnist Wayne Chaneski, who is retiring. Here is some of what he has helped me to see.
The NCATC supports a higher education and industry network that promotes advanced technology applications in workforce development programs and services.
Responsible decision-making requires thinking beyond the initial benefits to consider how a change ripples throughout the machine shop’s operations and culture.
JD Machine’s sales have nearly doubled since 2013 when it was a Top Shops winner. Developing a workforce to support that growth is a challenge the shop is meeting head-on.
Rosenberger N.A. has grown tremendously over the last eight years. Part of the reason is its commitment to ongoing employee leadership training.