With NIMS' emphasis on manufacturing skills training, credentialing, and standards, plus Festo's complete Industry 4.0 learning Factories, courseware and eLearning integration, the two organizations are well poised to provide the training programs for Industry 4.0.
Following in the footsteps of e-commerce giants like Amazon, more manufacturing companies are eagerly pursuing opportunities to expand supply chains on a global scale, increase inventories and jumpstart the entire manufacturing process.
Automation Alley announces MI Smart Factory Tour program, exposing students to Industry 4.0 technologies, in-demand manufacturing jobs
The program, MI Smart Factory Tour, will allow students to explore the technologies of Industry 4.0-including collaborative robotics, sensors, data analysis, 3D printing, artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality and more.
PACK EXPO International takes place at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL October 14th - 17th. This ManufacturingTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.
Sensors Midwest Partners with Fraunhofer USA and Sonoma State University, CA, to host IoT Enabled Industry 4.0 Certification Workshop
IoT Enabled Industry 4.0 Certification Workshop to cover trends, concepts, and how to deliver higher value to customers
Unless we start investing in digital tools that connect our workers and help foster knowledge sharing and communication, we are not helping them take on more advanced equipment and complex problem solving.
UL and Tooling U-SME Finalize Partnership on Additive Manufacturing Professional Certification Programs
This formal agreement follows the successful pilot of the Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals Certification program at two of the industry's leading additive manufacturing and 3D printing events
The main purpose of the Machining Simulator is to promote learning about manufacturing in a classroom setting. Each simulator reacts exactly like a real machine and allows students to design, create CAD/CAM models and command the machine tool to produce simulated end product
Stratasys Rolls out Industry Certification Program in North America, Designed to Bridge the Additive Manufacturing Skills Gap
Built alongside respected educational institutions, initiative sets new standards for excellence and consistency across additive manufacturing training and education
Discussing MITs new Professional Education course; Computational Design for Manufacturing
Upcoming FIRST® Championship an opportunity for STEM-gifted young people to learn about potential career paths in automation
The International Society of Automation (ISA) and its umbrella organization, the Automation Federation (AF), actively support FIRSTs educational programs and mission, and encourage more young people to pursue careers that fully utilize their STEM skills and interests.
Eric Wildstein for Gaston Gazette: Students can apply these earned credentials toward earning an associate degree at an institution of higher learning or to find employment in the manufacturing and industrial workforce.
2017 - Most Popular Article - Simply put, "old line" manufacturing is gone, and in its place is a new world of computer-assisted, complex factories, in which its no longer enough to have a great work ethic, physical stamina, and the ability to follow orders.
Alan Tovey for The Telegraph: The 'fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us and there is an urgent need for STEM experts and their fresh ideas, says the Telegraphs industry editor
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.
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