Education
Nov. 16, 2016 - In an effort to help break down stereotypes and encourage more women to pursue a career in manufacturing, Skill Scout is running a new digital video campaign that highlights female leaders in the industry.
Nov. 15, 2016 - It goes without saying that every manufacturer wants to ensure they are producing a quality product. Standards and specifications from various organizations provide a guideline from which manufacturers can measure different areas of quality, while also providing the end-user with the reassurance they are purchasing a trustworthy, long-lasting product. Within the wire processing industry, there are many standards that manufacturers may choose or be required to adhere to. These standards and specifications are constantly evolving and increasing in detail, especially as monitoring technology improves.
Nov. 7, 2016 - Much has been written recently about the skills gap issue in manufacturing. Despite this spotlight on the issue, and some grassroots initiatives to emphasize science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum in public schools, little meaningful impact has been achieved.
Nov. 1, 2016 - The adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has manufacturers buzzing over improved connectivity and information sharing. But when a network issue arises, the last thing you want is to have your information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) departments confused about where the responsibility lies to fix the problem.
Oct. 28, 2016 - The inaugural NextGen Networking Fair, a new event from PMMI, a trade association for packaging and processing technologies, promises to offer a “one-of-a-kind” matchmaking opportunity for Pack Expo International and co-located Pharma Expo 2016 exhibitors and attendees to connect with students from packaging, processing, materials, package design and mechatronics programs.
Oct. 28, 2016 - American Crane & Equipment Corp., a manufacturer of overhead electric cranes and hoists, celebrated Manufacturing Day by inviting Grade 9 and 10 students from two local school districts (Reading and Boyertown) to tour its plant and participate in a presentation highlighting careers in manufacturing.
Oct. 28 2016 - The Northern Alberta Institute for Technology (NAIT) will receive $34.9 million for a new Productivity and Innovation Centre under the federal government’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund (SIF).
Oct. 28, 2016 - More than 200 students and community members came out to learn more about modern manufacturing and automation at Balluff’s second annual Manufacturing Day event in Florence, Ky., on October 7.
Oct. 24, 2016 - Registration is now open for all courses in Bosch Rexroth’s training program, specifically designed for industrial hydraulic and mobile hydraulic users, designers and engineers, it says.
Oct. 3, 2016 - The New Brunswick and federal governments are investing a total of $15.89 million at New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) Saint John campus for a new trade education facility. The funding is being provided though the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.
Sept. 20, 2016 - British Columbia’s Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) and Siemens Canada have announced a new collaboration aimed at accelerating implementation of Industry 4.0 advanced manufacturing concepts and addressing the technical skills gap in Canada.
Sept. 19, 2016 - Ontario’s colleges will be developing new engineering degree programs in specialized fields after the provincial government approved the expansion of engineering degrees at colleges.
Jul. 12, 2016 - Students at Acton Elementary School in Acton, Maine, are enjoying a $10,000 boast to its Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) cirriculum, thanks to a donation from Kepware Technologies, a software development business focused on industrial connectivity.
Jul. 6, 2016 - Engineers Canada has introduced EngScape, an interactive online portal that strives to address the labour market needs of the engineering profession in Canada.
Jul. 4, 2016 - Rockwell Automation’s new white paper details a five-step approach to help organizations better prepare their operations and empower workers as employees retire and new technologies redefine roles.

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