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Published: 10/3/2019

NIMS Announces CAM Credentials
The new credentials are based on standards developed in partnership with and sponsored by Autodesk.

Published: 9/4/2019

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Hosts Free Workforce Development Event in Houston
The event was offered for free and was especially aimed at teenagers, adults and previously incarcerated persons.

Published: 8/27/2019

NIMS Launches Parts Inspection Skill Certification
The new program is said to speed up the validation process by enabling on-site assessment rather than having to send the part to a volunteer board. 

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

CNCMachines.net Launches Machining Scholarship for Veterans
CNCMachines.net 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.