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NIMS Announces New Members to Board of Directors

Fairfax, Virigina - April 26, 2017 - NIMS, the manufacturing industry’s premier standards and certification body, is proud to announce seven new members of its Board of Directors. The group is now comprised of 20 leaders in the manufacturing industry from diverse backgrounds, including company executives, training institutions, education, state government and organized labor.

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HFO Midwest Support SkillsUSA Ohio

At HFO Midwest our passion for education drives us to excellence every day. For the 2nd year Greg Pratt (Sales Engineer) of HFO Midwest was the facilitator in Columbus Ohio for the State CNC Milling, CNC Turning and CNC Technician competitions. From preparing students, setting up the competition area, writing and grading tests to grade entry Greg was instrumental in a successful experience for s...

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MachiningCloud Partners with the US Department of Defense to develop the Army's Smart Machining Solution (SMS)

April 11, 2017 - MachiningCloud, product data provider for cutting tools, CNC machines and workholding, is proud to announce its partnership with the US Army Research and Development Commands Armament, Research, Design and Engineering Center (ARDEC) and its industrial partners to develop The Smart Machining Solution (SMS). The problem with most manufacturing and machining facilities is the abil...

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NSF-ATE Project Seeks Advanced Manufacturing Pilot Sites for Modules Integrating Employability and Technical Skills

Necessary Skills Now, a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (ATE) project, is tackling the challenge of embedding essential employability skills into technical instruction. Teams of community college faculty and employers have co-developed project-based learning modules integrating employability skills and technical content around industry scenarios. Each module addresses ...

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