NEXT GENERATION

Quick Learner and Hard Worker Helps Co-workers Improve Skills

“Josh is supremely patient and has been a great resource for the other team leaders, not only answering their questions but taking the time to explain and improve their skills.”

Leaders Who are Goal Oriented

This video features some of Production Machining’s 2020 Emerging Leaders answering the question, “What are your goals within your company?” 

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Ontario Nonprofits Partner To Help Manufacturers Grow Women Workforce

“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.
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Meet Production Machining’s 2020 Emerging Leaders

This year’s 10 Emerging Leaders have many character traits in common that shine well beyond the buildings in which they are employed. Their leadership skills and willingness to help others grow within their skill sets has proven that the precision machining industry’s future is bright in the hands of these talented individuals.

Machining: Trade or Technology?

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. 
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For This CNC Machine Shop, Growth is Both Wonderful and Hard

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.
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Leadership Training Helps Spur Top Shop’s Growth

Rosenberger N.A. has grown tremendously over the last eight years. Part of the reason is its commitment to ongoing employee leadership training.
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Association Update: News and Reviews from Industry Organizations, December 2019

News and reviews from the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) and Canadian Association of Mold Makers (CAMM), and The Mold Technologies Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE).

Emerging Leader Justin Neumaier’s Vast Skillset Contributes to Company Growth

The skills Justin learned from earning his social work degree has helped him in his career as a machine shop manager, according to his nominator.

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ATEK Metal Technologies Donation Enables High School to Establish Technical Program

The firm will also help the school teach a foundry course next semester.
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