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Published: 12/4/2019

Advanced CNC Training Program Teaches In-Demand Skills
According to these three educational program managers, the Siemens LEAP program gives students experience with basic to advanced CNC machining techniques that employers are using in their shops.

Published: 12/3/2019

Technology’s Effect on Young Manufacturers
It might be easy to see the productivity advantages created by IIoT tools, but don’t overlook the impact they can have on workforce development.

Published: 11/26/2019

Production Machining Readers Among “Top Shops”
Modern Machine Shop’s Top Shops program honors shops that fall in the top 20% of its annual benchmarking survey. These Production Machining readers have received this recognition.

Published: 9/24/2019

Look Beyond the Benchmark
Shops that aim for traditional benchmarks could be limiting their progress. Instead, companies should focus on what they believe in or stand for beyond what they sell or make.

Published: 9/24/2019

News of Note: September 2019
A free workforce development event aims at young people and formerly incarcerated folks, NIMS launches new part inspection certification, and other industry news. 

Published: 8/21/2019

Lean Six Sigma Training Benefits Companies, Customers
Companies may face obstacles when implementing Lean Six Sigma practices, but the quality improvement and waste reduction can have long-term benefits in customer satisfaction, work culture and efficiency.

Published: 8/20/2019

Develop Your Company Playbook
Like a sports team, your company can also benefit from a written plan.

Published: 8/14/2019

Change the Perception of Manufacturing—Host or Sponsor an MFG Day Event
MFG Day events often serve as the first step toward a manufacturing career for curious students. Here's why you should host one.

Published: 8/8/2019

News of Note: August 2019
A market development agreement on a new finishing process, a conference on quick-response manufacturing, new robotics training centers in the United States, and other industry news.

Published: 7/15/2019

Stay Positive Regarding Our Future Workforce
The future of machining relies on our success in attracting and retaining a skilled workforce.