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HTEC Success Story

Commencing its operations in 1931, the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of New Mexico has since awarded over 2500 degrees, ranging from Bachelors up to PhD. Mechanical engineering students first encounter the machine shop in ME 260L Design 2. In the accompanying lab students get hands on time with mills and lathes.

Recently, UNM started giving students the choice of goi...

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What’s to Rave About? The Haas Next Generation Control (NGC)!

When Haas Automation launched the VF-1 at IMTS in 1988, the Haas control was the first of its kind. It provided simple G-code programming and Fanuc compatibility at a price that no other builder could touch. Although there have been various revisions in software and firmware over the years, the control system’s architecture has remained nearly the same.

In 2016, Haas released the all-new,...

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Haas Partners with an HTEC School for a SkillsUSA, Skills University Session: How to Build a Successful STEM / Manufacturing Program

STEM-related fields are going to dominate careers in the future, but how do you create a program that prepares students for success? At SkillsUSA in Kentucky this year, Haas Automation partnered with an HTEC program in upstate New York to help accomplish this – by holding seminars for skilled-trades teachers from around the country on building successful STEM / Manufacturing programs. Pine Bush H...

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Gene Haas Foundation Partners with DOD and Others to Kick-off ProjectMFG Advanced Skills Competition

In early 2018, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) contacted Haas Automation to discuss the current state of American manufacturing. Through meetings at Haas in Oxnard and at IMTS in Chicago, they made clear their concerns that, in time of war or duress, American manufacturers could struggle to meet this country’s advanced manufacturing needs.

It’s no secret that the United States has lo...

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