Next Generation

Manufacturing needs talented professionals! Plenty of careers are available for manufacturing engineers as well as trade professionals such as machinists and toolmakers. One of the challenges manufacturing employers face is that too few young people with aptitudes for science, mathematics and technology are discovering these fields. This page describes efforts to reach the next generation of manufacturing talent, and offers links to resources making the case for manufacturing careers.
Video

Aligning Education with Industry

Learn how the Rockford Public Schools turned its conventional high school curriculum on its head by aligning education with industry and creating an academy model of teaching.
Manufacturing Matters Video Series
Your Career Can Make a Difference and Your Road to Success
Article

Project-Based Learning

University education in a shop-like setting helps mold a new generation of enterprising engineers.

Blog

Sharing a Common Challenge: Workforce Development

Solving the ongoing skilled labor shortage is not only a moldmaking problem, it’s a manufacturing problem.  And MoldMaking Technology’s parent company, Gardner Business Media, manages several brands covering the many facets of manufacturing, so we thought it would be cool, and interesting, if each team developed content on workforce development at the same time, so we could share it all with you.  




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