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Additive Manufacturing

EOS Expands Online Training Program to U.S. to Foster Industrial 3D Printing Education

Additive Minds Academy offers a series of over 18 topic-based learning modules supported by EOS’ consulting team to equip learners and aid companies in leveraging AM technologies.

RJG to Consolidate Training Facilities to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Campus

The RCCC campus facility in Kannapolis, North Carolina, offers RJG more classroom and lab space, the latest technologies and flight and accommodation options for training courses.

Workforce Development

Upcoming SPE Mold Technologies Division Discussion Confronts the Challenge of Supporting Next-Generation Moldmakers

Do you find it challenging to hire new designers, engineers or moldmakers for your company? Attend “The Skilled Workforce Challenge,” on April 8, 2021, at 8 a.m. EST for global perspectives and insights on the industry’s top challenge.

FANUC, Rockwell Automation Form Coalition to Close the Manufacturing Skills Gaps

Offered apprenticeship programs in advanced manufacturing, automation and robotics aim to help companies rapidly upskill current and future workers.   

Adi Group Encourages Pre-Apprenticeship Program for Next-Generation

In a pandemic-stricken climate, a pre-apprenticeship approach may offer up a practical learning path to those young people whose formal education has been disrupted.

Big Kaiser Presents Fifth Annual Donation to National Robotics League

Big Kaiser and its customers raised $6,275 in two months to contribute to hands-on STEM learning experiences for NLR students.

Automation

FANUC America Launches CRX Cobot Website

Newly launched e-Learning website educates manufacturers and industry about FANUC’s CRX collaborative robot to get customers and employees up to speed.

NIMS, Edge Factor Provide Free Educational Experience for Next-Generation Workforce

Online Experiences empower students, parents and job-seekers to explore skilled trades, apprenticeships, hands-on learning programs, careers, STEAM and soft skills in advanced manufacturing.

Antec 2021 Rescheduled for May

With the fully-virtual event still on track, May was chosen as the preferred timeframe for members, attendees, exhibitors and sponsors. 

Cutting Tools

Allied Machine Launches Allied Tool Academy

The multilevel, online training program offers access to a range of educational sessions for holemaking and finishing solutions which can be accessed and completed according to the user’s schedule. Newest segment is open for registration.

AMT Launches Smartforce Career & Education Experience Digital Platform

The re-imagined and rebranded Smartforce Student Summit delivers an engaging, remote experience for college and high school students to better learn about the manufacturing industry.

Machining

United Grinding Expands Customer and Community Outreach for 2021

United Grinding launches a new Youtube video series, student scholarships and digitization presentations at IMTS spark.

Ferris State University Adds Zeres Molding Machine, Expands Plastics Lab

Delivery of the Zhafir Zeres electric molding machine addresses social distancing requirements and provides students with the opportunity to see both electric and hydraulic technologies in action.

Additive Manufacturing

EOS, Texas A&M University Offer AM Professional Development Program

Successful additive manufacturing pilot training program for NASA Johnson Space Center leads to new collaborative offering to business and academia.

Business Strategy

MMT Chats: Top of Mind Should be the Business of Moldmaking

For this MMT Chat, my guest is Charles Daniels CFO of Wepco Plastics in Middlefield, Connecticut. He is also one of MMT’s newer Editorial Advisory Board members. He shares his insights on the role of social media in manufacturing, how to improve the “business” side of a small mold shop, continually developing culture and an update on Wepco’s COVID outreach.  

Support the American Precision Museum This Holiday Season

Preserve an important part of America’s manufacturing history this season and consider donating toward APM’s new, engaging exhibits, “Looking Back to Face Forward.”

MoldMaking Technology's Popular November Content: Supply Chain Challenges, Employee Training and Surface Treatment

The MoldMaking Technology team has compiled this list of some of the top items that you, our audience, have looked at the most. Check out these five items from November.

Machining

MC Machinery Opens Southeast Technology Center in North Carolina

The new 16,000-square-foot facility will provide MC Machinery customers throughout the region with local access to direct sales, service, application and training support.

Workforce Development

How to Transfer Quality Training from a Cost Center to a Profit Center

To succeed with product quality and quality training shops must measure quality at the source, process improvements, waste, cost, productivity, sales and other key performance indicators. 

Workforce Development

4 Benefits of Improved Employee Training for MoldMakers and Molders

Industry "know-how" and attention to everyone's development can mean big profits for your business.

Sodick/Plustech Launches "Sodick and Friends" Virtual Webinar

Precision injection molding machine manufacturer, Sodick, is hosting a range of topics in its virtual webinar series to optimize your processes and better your manufacturing operations. 

Mazak Takes Shops to the Next Level with Progressive Learning Program

Both online or in-person classes are available on MAZATROL conversational programming, machine maintenance and troubleshooting. 

Maintenance & Repair

Upcoming MoldTrax Certification Courses Offer In-Depth Training, Improved Practices

Sessions running Nov. 17-20, 2020 and Dec. 1-4, 2020, cover mold and hot runner maintenance and repair training.  

Workforce Development

Arburg Recruits 2,000th Apprentice

The company’s apprenticeship program, running for more than 70 years, has reached a major milestone with its most recent recruit, engineering technician Michael Gross.

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