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.

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.
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NEWS Launches Machining Scholarship for Veterans has launched Veteran to Machinist, a scholarship program enabling veterans to join the manufacturing industry.

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.


Maximizing Machines, Empowering the Machinist: The Art of Shop Floor Efficiency

When the Great Recession hit Linda Tool, leadership for the 66-year-old machine shop decided against cutting staff. Instead, they made a series of strategic investments and decisions around five-axis machining that has allowed them to scale up the business without increasing headcount.

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.
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We Belong Here: Women in Manufacturing Share Their Stories

Three women—a young welder, an experienced machinist/setup person and a shop owner—share what it is like to be a woman in a manufacturing career and illustrate that a more inclusive workforce helps our manufacturing industry thrive.

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.

Slow and Steady Doesn’t Always Win the Race

When it comes to running a business, columnist Matt Kirchner makes a case for rapid growth.

MFG Day Events Seek to Change Perceptions of Manufacturing

The grassroots movement encourages companies feeling the effects of the skills gap to open their doors to the community and show what modern manufacturing is really like.