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Published: 7/23/2019

Rockford Systems Launches New Remote Safeguarding Assessment Service
The Remote Safeguarding Assessment service is available for machinists with basic cutting and turning machines, including drill presses, vertical mills, grinders, small lathes, saws, sanders and riveters.

Published: 5/16/2019

NIMS Partnering with Festo to Develop Industry 4.0 Skill Credentials
“We are hopeful to have the standards identified and the training program in place by the end of 2019,” says Montez King, executive director of NIMS.

Published: 4/23/2019

Orderfox Collaborates with CNC Jobs Inc. to Launch Career Center
The Career Center is meant to increase the ability of companies to find qualified people to fill vacant positions within their companies.

Published: 2/22/2019

Verisurf Develops Inspection Package for Faster NIMS Certification
The NIMS Precision Part Inspection (PPI) package was developed to support the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) certification testing process.

Published: 12/11/2018 Launches Machining Scholarship for Veterans has launched Veteran to Machinist, a scholarship program enabling veterans to join the manufacturing industry.

Published: 8/14/2018

Credentials Underutilized by U.S. Manufacturers, Says Report
With funding from NIST, Workcred has released a report showing that manufacturers are not using credentials as much as they could be for hiring and vetting of workers, one reason being that they are not well understood. 

Published: 8/7/2018

NIMS Launches Program to Speed Up Inspection Credentialing
NIMS has launched the pilot of a NIMS Inspector Credential program that will expedite the process of earning credentials without having the normal month-long turnaround time. 

Published: 6/27/2018

Trumpf Expands Training Facilities
With the addition of 18,000 square feet, the company can now host some 6,000 trainees per year. 

Published: 1/29/2018

Senator Visits Niagara Gear to Discuss Employee Stock Ownership
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will use what she learned at the plant to support legislation encouraging employee stock ownership in the country.

Published: 1/3/2018

Plante Moran, Reshoring Initiative Seek Survey Participants
Responses will provide insight on policy changes to motivate reshoring, and findings will be shared with respondents as well as U.S. government officials.