WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

How to Diversify Your Workforce

Manufacturers should focus on recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce to combat the skills gap.
#editorialboardinsight

Hurco North America Announces New Apprenticeship Program

The Field Service Apprenticeship merges hands-on training and repair of CNC machines with classroom materials. Hurco encourages candidates with or without experience to apply.

Kent Firestone Joins EOS North America

As the company’s senior VP of operations, Firestone will oversee the manufacturing, field service, logistics, quality and materials activities. 

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.
#education

Rego-Fix Strengthens Supplier Relationships With New OEM Manager

With extensive manufacturing experience, newly appointed Bryan Bannister will oversee all North American business partnerships and OEM team members as needed.
#leadership

TDM Systems Appoints New Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing

In this position, Jean-Paul Seuren will be responsible for optimizing and expanding the sales structure of the company.

Trumpf Inc. Announces Two Personnel Changes

Eliana Fu has been welcomed as new industry manager under Trumpf’s laser division, and Brett Thompson takes on an expanded role as sales consultancy manager for TruLaser technology.

MMT On-Demand IMTS Spark Sessions: Mentorship and Apprenticeship

Just because you missed the live stream of MoldMaking Technology's first two sessions on IMTS Spark, doesn’t mean you need to miss out completely because both sessions are now available for viewing on-demand.

Does Your Digital Presence Truly Reflect Who You Are?

MoldMaking Technology is all about “What’s New and What Works in Mold Manufacturing.” What is your business all about, and does your digital presence match?

Predictive Manufacturing Moves Mold Builder into Advanced Medical Component Manufacturing

From a hot rod hobby, medical molds and shop performance to technology extremes, key relationships and a growth strategy, it’s obvious details matter at Eden Tool.

VIDEOS

MMT Chats: Marketing’s Impact on Mold Manufacturing

MoldMaking Technology Editorial Christina Fuges chats with Kelly Kasner, Director of Sales and Marketing for Michiana Global Mold (MGM) about the benefits her marketing and advertising, MGM’s China partnership and the impact of COVID-19 on the moldmaking industry as well as the next-generation skills gap.  

MMT Chats: From COVID and Tooling Trends to Free Online Education and A New Recycling Venture, The Plastek Group Speaks Out!

MoldMaking Technology Editorial Director Christina Fuges catches up with the Prischak family who owns The Plastek Group in Erie, Pennsylvania, and who also happens to be the original founder of MoldMaking Technology magazine back in 1997.  

MMT Chats: Cross-Generational Mentorship: Participants Share Their Journey

MoldMaking Technology takes a broader look at the value proposition of mentoring by launching and completing a pilot mentorship program.

How to Improve Your Current Efficiency Rate

An alternative approach to taking on more EDM-intensive work when technology and personnel investment is not an option.
#medical

CNC Indexing & Feeding Technologies Appoints Erik Bergman as President

Mr. Bergman’s background in the machine tool and accessories sectors will aid him in building a nationwide distributor for the company’s extensive line of products.

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.
#education #3dprinting

Oelheld U.S. Appoints New Executive Vice President

Steven Lowery has more than 30 years of manufacturing and management experience in the metalworking industry.

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.  

StackTeck Enhances Mold Qualification Capabilities

The moldmaker offers a virtual mold testing capability package for customers limiting travel during the pandemic, as well as for when future business resumes.