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Published: 2/22/2019

How Manufacturers Beyond Machining Are Addressing the Skills Challenge
The need for talent in manufacturing is a challenge extending beyond just machining, and manufacturers in other sectors are finding solutions that machine shops might be able to learn from.

Published: 2/19/2019

Tool Increases Understanding Between Employers, Employees
By decreasing the traits in their employees’ “blind spots,” employers can decrease unproductive behaviors.

Published: 2/14/2019

What Is it Like to Study Additive Manufacturing?
This article and video series filmed at Penn State University illustrate what the school's first master’s students in AM are learning, and how they’ll apply it to advance 3D printing.

Published: 2/6/2019

A Place in Manufacturing Should Be Earned, Not Given
How do your children fit into your succession plan?

Published: 1/3/2019

Video: Emotional Intelligence in Action at Westminster Tool
A companion to the recent Modern Machine Shop cover story on a moldmaker’s commitment to emotional intelligence, here is a look at the culture change at this shop through the words and perspectives of team members.

Published: 12/24/2018

Change and Behavioral Styles
Learning the characteristics of each behavioral style and how people are likely to react will help you better implement change in your organization.

Published: 12/16/2018

Can We Work Together to Address the Skills Gap?
Governments, educational institutions and businesses must work together toward a common goal to change the manufacturing industry.

Published: 12/4/2018

Rise Up Industries’ Machine Training Program Rises Up to Help on Many Levels
This CNC machine-operator training program helps individuals prepare for sustainable employment as a vital element for successful reentry into society and departure from gang life.

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.