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Today's Machining World

Today's Machining World | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Today’s Machining World is a bold, creative, and unorthodox attempt to bring the drama and magic of the machining and manufacturing world to readers who appreciate something informative and fun. If you enjoy reading press releases regurgitated blandly to appear advertisers you will probably hate TMW. But if you want to read provocative, juicy, well-written and tightly edited articles that challenge your intelligence, this is an online offering worth checking out..Read More..

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This is a great Blog for all those who just love the richness, action and fun of manufacturing!!

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Manufacturers aim to retool Tech School machine shop

Manufacturers aim to retool Tech School machine shop | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

TURNERS FALLS — When local manufacturing companies look at Franklin County Technical....But a grassroots campaign of area manufacturers — spearheaded by Steven Capshaw, president of the Greenfield-based Valley Steel Stamp — is aiming to raise $500,000 to install new machines in the Tech School this summer that will be more in line with industry standards...Read More..

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Just released: Roadmap for Manufacturing Education

Just released: Roadmap for Manufacturing Education | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
With support from Lumina Foundation for Education,

The Manufacturing Institute presents a special report on the need for new models and different approaches to manufacturing education. The report focuses on the challenges and opportunities as it relates to articulation and transfer of credit between two-year and four-year schools, with an emphasis on embedded industry-recognized certifications.

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Global manufacturing on the rise

Global manufacturing on the rise | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The Strategic Sourceror: Global manufacturing on the rise, procurement, strategic sourcing, cost reduction and supply chain news by the Strategic Sourceror
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Create a "Race to the Shop" Competition for Advanced Manufacturing

Create a "Race to the Shop" Competition for Advanced Manufacturing | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Using the Obama administration's 'Race to the Top' competition in the educational arena as a model, Bruce Katz and Peter Hamp propose an annual $150 million ''Race to the Shop' competition to reform and modernize federal investments in workforce...
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Manufacturing jobs making a comeback in southern U.S.

Manufacturing jobs making a comeback in southern U.S. | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Apple CEO Tim Cook’s announcement earlier this month that the company will start building Macs closer to home in 2013 was seen as a mileston...
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AIDT in Alabama see here http://www.aidt.edu/

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New Hampshire Lean Manufacturing | New Hampshire MEP | Lean Training | Six Sigma

New Hampshire Lean Manufacturing | New Hampshire MEP | Lean Training | Six Sigma | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership: Lean Manufacturing, Lean Training, Supply Chain Management, Continual Process Improvements, Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen, Lean Six Sigma, Lean 6 Sigma, Lean Certificate, Workforce Training, ISO...
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Outstanding program in NH promoting manufacturing.  Many programs offered to all of NH's 80 school districts to help students, parents and educators become aware of the outstanding careers available in Manufacturing.  Also promotes strong collaboration between NH industry, community colleges and undergraduate colleges.

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Whelen Engineering joins school sowing seeds for manufacturing

Introduction to technology: It’s cool said one student, and a pathway for a new generation of manufacturing employee.  The curriculum is also offered to manufacturing companies interested in creating their own program.

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SME - Joint Venture Produces Educational Videos

SME - Joint Venture Produces Educational Videos | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Joint Venture Produces Educational Videos

SPOKANE, Wash., October 24, 2012 — Recently, SME's Spokane Chapter 248, the Machining & Material Removal Community and the Deburring & Deburring, Edge Finishing & Surface Conditioning Tech Group have come together to produce an educational Gemba Series of videos with real people on real factory floors talking about real manufacturing solutions.

 

Great videos for your classroom to see the exciting way parts are made in Advanced Manufacturing. 

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Re-shoring a New Perspective - Manufacturing Innovation Blog

Re-shoring a New Perspective - Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Re-shoring sure has been in the news a lot lately. Perhaps you’ve been reading about the trend of re-shoring, as an increasing number of American firms are moving their manufacturing back to the U.S..  READ MORE...

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Sustainability Starts With A Mindset > ENGINEERING.com

Sustainability Starts With A Mindset > ENGINEERING.com | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Ask ten people “what does sustainability mean to you” and you’ll get ten different answers.  There will be common threads throughout the responses, likely the first things that come to mind like “green”, “renewable”, “LEED”, or “the capacity to endure”.  However, the deeper meaning of sustainability is likely to be missed unless one has been exposed to the building body of knowledge surrounding the theme of sustainability, or it’s close partner resiliency.  Sustainability starts with a mindset, one that begins with the end in mind.

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Women of Todays Manufacturing

Women of Todays Manufacturing | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

WOTM is a not-for-profit professional organization dedicated to serving manufacturing in Northern Illinois/Southern Wisconsin; our message, however, is universal.  Women of Today’s Manufacturing offers a unique approach to networking and professional development with a strong focus on strengthening our scholarship program.

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MIT group releases re-shoring report - MIT News Office

MIT group releases re-shoring report - MIT News Office | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Survey conducted by the MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation indicates nearly half of U.S. manufacturing companies are thinking of re-shoring jobs.
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US Manufacturing: The Misunderstood Economic Powerhouse | Innovation content from IndustryWeek

US Manufacturing: The Misunderstood Economic Powerhouse | Innovation content from IndustryWeek | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

With 6 million jobs lost in the last decade, U.S. manufacturing bore the brunt of globalization and recession, not to mention a widespread belief that its day had simply passed. But panelists at a Brookings Institution conference said there are good reasons to expect a resurgence of U.S. manufacturing if it is supported by smart public policies and public-private programs...read more..

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Second related article "Creating the Skilled Workforce" is outstanding! http://bit.ly/U4kjds

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Social media effort seeks to make manufacturing a little more hip

Social media effort seeks to make manufacturing a little more hip | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
New Hampshire Business Review is a statewide business publication with a print edition of more than 50,000 readers. NHBR is published 26 times a year.


"The primary focus is to be there for parents, students and educators, because there's a lot of other websites out there about manufacturing that are more technical, for technical people or for industry people," he said. "And my focus was let's try to get this information to the people who need to know it the most."

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Join us on social media to help promote manufacturing.

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Can reshoring really make a dent?

Can reshoring really make a dent? | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Positive signs continue to come in for the American manufacturer. The trend of reshoring—bringing back manufacturing that had been offshored to, say, China—appears to be more than a flash in the pan. As I’ve written before, more and more domestic companies are opening their eyes to the real costs of overseas manufacturing. While the price of a product might be somewhat cheaper to make in Shanghai, other costs have to be considered......

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Businesses To Educators: More STEM Grads Now

Businesses To Educators: More STEM Grads Now | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

New Hampshire News from nhpr

 

Higher Education officials and Business leaders gathered for a forum today on how to increase the number of New Hampshire STEM graduates – that’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. But while it was Community Colleges and Universities talking about the issue today, the lack of interest in STEM is a problem at every level of the American education system.

Tuesday's STEM forum featured appearances by Governor Lynch, and governor-elect Maggie Hassan. But the real meat of the event came from business owners and education reform experts who implored the higher-Ed community to do more to produce more talented science grads.

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