Building The STEM Pipeline of Talent

In the US, just 16% of college students graduate with a STEM degree (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) each year, a statistic strikingly lower than other developed countries. This shortage impacts employers in these fields, who often struggle to recruit highly-skilled candidates, despite offering compelling compensation packages.

Special Tradeshow Coverage for PACK EXPO Las Vegas

PACK EXPO will be held from September 25th - 27th in Las Vegas. This ManufacturingTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

Using 3d Printing in Education

Education should look to influence the future. If we provide students with technologies that are able to make seemingly impossible objects, we give them the potential to influence the future with a greater impact.

WITTENSTEIN in North America Recognized as "Employer Champion" for its Skilled Labor Apprenticeships

According to the National Workforce website: The National Fund Young Adult Employer Champions Program honors employers who provide high-quality jobs and successfully hire and retain 18-25-year-old young adults who are unemployed or underemployed and not enrolled in school.

How Trump Can Make Apprenticeships a Hit

Bloomberg View: Advocates often point to Germany, home to the world's most well-developed apprenticeship system, as a model.

The Skills You Need to Compete in the New World of Manufacturing Engineering

Simply put, "old line" manufacturing is gone, and in its place is a new world of computer-assisted, complex factories, in which it's no longer enough to have a great work ethic, physical stamina, and the ability to follow orders. Today, manufacturing workers need to be problem-solvers, with knowledge of computers and machinery and the ability to work independently, make decisions, and understand the entire process.

DeVry University Offers Advanced Manufacturing Bootcamp

Addresses need for tech skills in manufacturing workforce

Maker Cities: If You Can Imagine It, You Can Build It

Peter Hirshberg and Marcia Kadanoff for US News: Maker Cities are remaking America for the future.

Guidelines for implementation of Industry 4.0

KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FÜR TECHNOLOGIE (KIT): Researchers develop guidelines for intelligent production and products

DeVry University Offers Advanced Manufacturing Bootcamp

Addresses need for tech skills in manufacturing workforce

To 3D Print or Not to 3D Print?

New Evaluation System Will Help Answer Manufacturing Industry Question

WPI to Play Critical Role in National Manufacturing Initiative

University is a participating member in eight Manufacturing USA institutes; Each institute to be awarded $70 million in federal funds, which must be matched with non-federal support

GE Launches Brilliant Skills Curriculum to Train Workers for Digital Industrial Future

GE announced today a proprietary skills curriculum to train global supply chain employees for new, highly valuable jobs needed in our digital industrial economy. This new initiative will focus on lean, advanced, additive and digital manufacturing. Built on GE's Brilliant Factory strategy, which uses big data, software, sensors, controllers and robotics to increase productivity, 'Brilliant Learning' is designed for GE's global supply chain employees but will also be available to all employees, in multiple languages across all levels of manufacturing roles.

GE Launches Brilliant Skills Curriculum to Train Workers for Digital Industrial Future

Proprietary curriculum 'Brilliant Learning' will seek to train more than 150,000 global supply chain employees to fill gaps in Digital Industrial Workforce

Successful Mechatronics Program at Vaughn College

Mechatronics is an exciting major for students because it combines computer, mechanical and electrical engineering into one field of study.

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