WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Workforce Development

How to Learn Mold Design Virtually

Plastics Engineering program instructors share their strategies for successful virtual learning for hands-on injection mold design.
#education #covid-19

Workforce Development

Virtual Learning Is Taking Off in Moldmaking

If you were unable to attend Amerimold Connects, you can experience our version of virtual learning by watching all of the recorded live-stream presentations on the Amerimold Expo website. 
#editorial #education

Workforce Development

MMT Chat: The Science of Moldmaking, Part 2

MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges chats with Don Smith, North American Senior Tooling Engineer for Scholle IPN in Northlake, Illinois about lean manufacturing, teaching mold design and our future generation of mold engineers.
#education

Workforce Development

The Greatest Moldmaker in the World

The changing art, craft, and science of moldmaking has not changed what it takes to be a successful moldmaker.

NEWS

SelfLube Celebrates 30th Year in Business

The precision die and mold components manufacturer went from a two-man shop, to a company selling to customers across North America—all thanks to the dedication of its employees. 

NEWS

Grieve Corporation launches new website

The new website enables easier navigation, a wide standard and customized selection of ovens and furnaces, an extensive resource library and more.

Workforce Development

MMT Chat: Virtual R&D and Teaching Plastic Injection Mold Design

New Editorial Advisory Board member Davide Masato, an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, joined me for a 20-minute video chat about the importance of plastics engineering, and how COVID-19 changed the faculty's approach to teaching mold engineering and plastics research.
#education #covid-19

Business Strategy

PODCAST: Accomplished Women Empowering Accomplished Women in Manufacturing

I was surprised, humbled and honored when The WAM Podcast invited me to be a guest on its 96th episode. I mean, it’s not every day that someone in the trade press is asked to freely and publicly promote their brand on top of being considered an “accomplished” woman in manufacturing. 
#marketing #regulations

Workforce Development

Planning for the 2030 Workforce Challenge

Christina Fuges and Marion Wells of Human Asset Management discuss what the year 2030 means to mold builders, the importance of shop culture to workforce development and a collaborative project on mentorship.
#leadership #education #successionplanning

Workforce Development

A Unique Approach to Filling Specific Workforce Needs

Editorial Director Christina Fuges and Cavalier Tool & Mfg.’s President Brian Bendig discuss how the shop has successfully eliminated their mold design bottleneck by filling specific workforce needs.