From automation and robotics to computer-controlled systems, the manufacturing landscape looks much different today than it did in years past. Take a look at what that means for employees in the industry.
When did you get involved in manufacturing? Philip: "I’ve been involved in the industry for about a year and am part of the generation where many have a serious misconception of what manufacturing is really like. I began my career when I was hired to work at J/E Bearing & Machine as a marketing coordinator and am proud to say I can now confidently tell you the difference between CNC and general machining." ..Read More....
Phil tells a wonderful and inspiring story about: "What does Manufacturing Mean to YOU?" Enjoy!
Manufacturing Day is an incredible opportunity to showcase the amazing work manufacturers do on a daily basis and to educate students, community members, media and policymakers on how integral manufacturing is to the local, national and global economy. Register TODAY ..Read More....
A key first step in addressing the "SkillsGap" in US Manufacturing is building awareness. Students, parents, guidance and community leaders need to learn just how rewarding Advanced Manufacturing jobs can be. How "COOL" the technologies are and how safe and clean the plants are. In addition often overlooked facts are upward job mobility and company paid educational benefits. There is NO better way to learn these facts than a tour to a local manufacturing plant. The MFG DAY website supplies your company and/or school with lots of tools and support to schedule, promote and run your tours.
Cedar Knolls, NJ – The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc. (NJMEP), partnering with the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) / the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) and the Federal Government, recently hosted the first two of four MarketShift …Read More →
Transformative Technologies. CARLSBAD, CA-Whether you call it Manufacturing 4.0, Industrie 4.0, the Industrial Internet, or Smart Manufacturing, the next major transformational era is here, it is real, and it represents a major opportunity for industrial enterprises.
IoT, Robotics, 3D Printing and Big Data will all play a KEY roles in the future of advanced manufacturing
The Production Technician Boot Camp is designed to train recent high school graduates and underemployed/unemployed workers for manufacturing positions in Manitowoc County.
Local manufacturers that have agreed to interview graduates of the program include: Beamaco, The Cawley Company, Jagemann Stamping, Kaysun Corporation, KI, LDI Industries, Manitowoc Cranes, Northern Labs, and Stecker Machine Company...Read More....
In a recent interview with Eric Fischer, Tax Senior Manager at BDO USA, LLP in Grand Rapids, MI, we were able to discuss various facets of accounting in manufacturing and get his input on profit killers in manufacturing. His concern for manufacturers is called “cost accounting” and he suggests that manufacturers get a better handle of the true cost of what they are selling. Without that clear understanding, it is like driving a bus with your best employees into a blizzard: you can’t see where you’re going and it’s uncertain whether you will be able to reach your goal. Cost accounting lets manufacturers better price their products...Read More....
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