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A Path Toward Apprenticeships

In my role as director of workforce development at the Symbol Training Institute, this past November I had the good fortune of traveling to Heilbronn, Potsdam, and Erfurt, Germany, as part of The Transatlantic Cluster Initiative’s delegation on metalworking. Organized by the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest (GACC Midwest), this initiative brought together leading German and U.S. ...

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UK’s Renishaw Participates in International Women in Engineering Day

United Kingdom’s The Daily Telegraph in partnership with Women’s Engineering Society (WES) organized an initiative to recognize the role of women in the engineering field. The result in the U.K. identifies the Top 50 Women in Engineering in 2017.

The contest dovetails into an International Women in Engineering Day being held worldwide for the first time in 2017. The effort is designed to “...

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New HTEC Center in KY

Sullivan University's College of Technology and Design has added a program for advanced equipment machinists at its Advanced Manufacturing Center.

The new Haas Technical Education Center opened last week on Sullivan's Atkinson Square Drive campus, off Gardiner Lane near Bishop Lane.

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Hiring, Training and Supporting the Workforce in School and on the Job

A recurring topic of discussion during my recent trip touring Virginian manufacturing facilities was labor: finding it, hiring it, training it. For some manufacturers, the local reality is that there are not enough already-skilled people looking for work. Hiring under these circumstances entails offering access to technical education of some kind, or a lot of on-the-job training. On the other hand...

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