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Published: 1/22/2020

Communication Clears Machine Monitoring's Morale Hurdles
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. 

Published: 1/11/2020

Engineers and Manufacturers Invited to Take Part in Girl Day
DiscoverE encourages manufacturers to take part in Girl Day, a day for introducing school-aged girls to engineering careers through hands-on activities.

Published: 1/1/2020

Does Your Machine Shop Need a Human Resources Professional?
Straton Industries employs a full-time HR person as part of its staff of 78. The owner now realizes the shop could have benefited from this help even when the staff was much smaller. Companies overlook the value and importance of this role.

Published: 12/24/2019

Helping New Engineers Understand Manufacturing
Priorities, processes and personnel are three things new engineers must understand about the shop floor.

Published: 6/12/2019

5 Things New CNC Operators Must Know
These subjects are the building blocks of training newcomers on a specific CNC machine tool.

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.