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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Cooperative Networks Are Avenues for Skilled Talent Development


Developing local and regional cooperative networks that promote the education, training, certification, and placement of qualified workers is one way of addressing manufacturing’s need for skilled labor. Shop owners, educators, equipment … [Read more...]

A Machine Maker Invests to Close the Skills Gap

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Does a skills gap exist in North American manufacturing? The answer appears to depend on perspective. Those who analyze manufacturing are skeptical, saying that, except in extraordinary cases, low-growth data on jobs and wages do not signal a … [Read more...]

Sandvik Coromant Donates Tools, Assistance to Veterans Organization

Workshops for Warriors will use Sandvik's $40,000 grant to help train veterans for civilian employment.

Cutting tool manufacturer Sandvik Coromant has made a grant of cutting tools to Workshops for Warriors, a nonprofit organization providing job training and certification to veterans. The grant, worth $40,000, includes cutting tools manufactured in … [Read more...]

Educators Offering More Machining Courses to Battle Skills Gap

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As more industry groups weigh in on the growing skills gap issue, in which there are fewer and fewer skilled workers with the necessary STEM knowledge and hands-on training to replace retiring workers, an increasing number of vocational schools and … [Read more...]

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