Hiring and Educating Veterans the Goal of a New National Program

The current national elections has made veteran unemployment a major topic of discussion. In 10 cities, manufacturing companies have started […]

DOE program challenges manufacturing industry and colleges to create a stronger future

Awards totaling $20 million will be given to 10 different companies throughout the United States in an effort to build […]

American Manufacturing on the Rise

Good news for the U.S. economy: American manufacturing has experienced a rebound. According to a report, half a million manufacturing […]

Iowa Fits Obama’s Struggling Vision for an Economically Healthy Nation

Iowa shows the low unemployment and strong housing market that Obama wants for the entire nation. Accumold makes small components […]

The Manufacturing Institute Joins The Get Skills to Work Partnership

The Manufacturing Institute in cooperation with GE, Boeing and other partners has launched an outreach effort in an attempt to […]

Principal Solar Institute Announces New Module Rating System

With solar power becoming a more attractive option, the Principal Solar Institute has announced the PSI PV Module Rating by […]

U.S. Machine Tool Orders Expected to Rise Again in September

U.S. machine tool orders increased in August 2012, although sales were lower than the previous August. The increase is generally […]

Get Skills to Work Program Aims to Fill Skilled Labor Jobs

The Get Skills to Work Program led by GE and other corporations launches in 2013. Even in a weak job […]

Open House Brings Education and Manufactureres Together

Newaygo County Career Tech Center hopes to get word out at The Dogwood Center for the Performing Arts open house […]

Muskegon, MI Joins US Trade Adjustment Assistance Program

A community college in Muskegon, Michigan, has launched a program to broaden students’ skills. A $500,000 grant from the Federal […]

Rep. Barbara Lee Praises California Colleges and Businesses

U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee recently spoke to area students of communicty colleges at Laney’s Machine Tech Department praised college and […]

Colleges and Manufacturers Colloborate in Getting Students Taught and Working

Colleges and employers in Massachusetts have teamed up to help students get the training they need to receive their credentials […]

Manufacturing Orders Have Risen 4.1% Since July

Manufacturing technology orders of domestic and imported machine tools and related equipment have risen recently in the United States by […]

Alaska Airlines Order more than 737 Max planes from Boeing

Alaska Airlines has an order for more 737 Max airplanes. This order adds to their fleet which already includes 120 […]

The Fed Reserve’s 9th Districe Reports on Fourth Quarter 2012

The Federal Reserve’s Ninth District (Minneapolis) reports on the following categories as of the 4th quarter of 2012: Consumer spending, […]

US Provides $20 Million Grant to Public-Private Partnerships

The Obama Administration and the US Commerce Department recently announced a $20 million dollar grant to public-private partnerships across the […]

Caterpillar and MAG LLC Donate $900,000 to IVCC

Illinois Valley Community College just received a large boost to its manufacturing traing program. Caterpillar, and MAG LLC have made […]

Minnesota Employs “Right Skills Now” to Train Students in Manufacturing

Community college students in Minnesota join a program to close an apparent job skills gap plaguing the country. Students take […]

“Just In Time” Developing Students in Manufacturing Jobs

The Alamo Colleges for Workplace Excellence now offers a new program, called “Just in Time.” They designed the program to […]

Broward College to Receive $4 million to Aid Tech Job Growth

The Labor Department has granted over $4 million dollars to Broward College to aid in the growth of technological jobs. […]

Middle School Kids Interested in Architecture and Manufacturing

It appears that older generations are not the only ones interested in the stability of the country, and that is […]

Sustainability Continues as the Ideal in Technological Advancements

Whatever new ideas that we come up with for advancement, they need to be sustainable: useful over a long period […]

New Program Increases U.S. Manufacturing Rates

In order to increase U.S. production rates and therefore make higher profits, it is important that our country is at […]

Missouri Community Colleges Receive DOL Training Program Funding

The U.S. Department of Labor has recently focused on the state of Missouri with its state-by-state program to fund training […]

Machining Companies Demonstrate Use of Internet to Promote Business

The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), the largest machining show in North America, occurs every 2 years in Chicago. Machining […]

The New Knee Implant: Laser-sintering plus 5-axis milling

Not ever before has the world seen sintering of such precision. A new manufacturing process for knee implants was revealed […]

Credentials to Careers extends $2 million grant to Shoreline CC

Shoreline Community College in Shoreline, Washington will receive a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor as part […]

North Central Missouri College receives share of $18 million

Governor Jay Nixon announced that the North Central Missouri College will receive a share of an $18 million grant from […]

Lack of qualified job applicants hurts manufacturing sector in Manatee County and nationwide

A lack of qualified job applicants in Manatee County’s manufacturing sector primarily has led to a hiring loss. CareerEdge Funders […]

More Than 100,000 Attend 2012 IMTS Show

Over 100,000 attended IMTS 2012 show outdoing 2010 by 20%. Many in the manufacturing market turned out to get a […]

Romney Names Faults of Obama Over Policy Toward Chinese

While a new runner, Romney, makes many statements in his speech that talks about the many faults of the current […]

White House Orders WTO to Investigate Chinese Car Exports

The White House has begun an investigation into Chinese exports of cars and auto parts through the World Trade Organization […]

Harvard Prof Argues Manufacturing Jobs Crucial to Nation’s Economic Survival

Professor Willy Shih of Harvard University argues that manufacturing jobs are crucial to the nation’s economic survival. While students find […]

ROKK Processing Improves Their Ice-Cream Making

ROKK Processing, which makes ice cream machinery, announces the addition of the RIF 1500, a robust and dependable machine for […]

American Manufacturers Light the Way

With the downturn of the economy, many have assumed that with the decrease of funds, so would come the death […]

Penn State to Partner with Government to Renew American Manufacturing

Penn State will participate in a new partnership geared to revitalize American manufacturing and encouraging companies to invest in the […]

Manufacturers holding onto hope of extended tax credit

Manufacturers like Astraeus Wind Energy Inc hope that the government will extend the 2.2 cent per kilowatt tax credit before […]

Siemens Suggests Obama and Romney Visit Their Charlotte Plant

While Obama and Romney dicker over how to create jobs in America, Siemens offers the best plan for a stable […]

SIIA Conference Features Guest Speaker Frank Russo, CEO of Fabrication.com

The CEO of Fabrication.com, Frank Russo, will be a guest speaker at the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) Conference […]

San Jacinto College Works with Local Industries to Fill Jobs

San Jacinto College hopes to meet the need of local industries. The school has developed short term courses that prepare […]

Decline of Manufacturing Jobs Turning Heads

Today, products made in America seem akin to a fairytale due to the cost effectiveness of outsourcing to other countries. […]

Public-Private Partnerships May Generate “Made in America” Economic Recovery

Public-private partnerships, a movement to restore the “Made in America” boast, may be the key to a resurgence in American […]

TMS Named “Preferred” Manufacturing Partner

Alternative Hydrogen Solutions has named Technical Machining Service (TMS), a new U.S. based plant involved in gas solutions a preferred […]

Obama to Help Returning Vets Get Certification They Need to Acquire Industry Jobs

For lack of licensing, many returning vets have difficulty getting hired. Washington’s new plan, according to President Obama, is to […]

Dept of Defense Places Trust and $30 Million in AMT

The Association for Manufacturing Technology celebrates receiving a $30 million grant from the Department of Defense to expand the manufacturing […]

US Defense Department Awards $48 Million to Penn State ARL Lab

Penn State’s Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) began a new program initiated by the Defense Department. The Defense Advanced Research Projects […]

A Recent Upswing in Manufacturing May Not Be an Indicator of Future Employment

After a steep plunge in 2008, statistics show an upswing in US manufacturing output. While the increase does not yet […]

Manufacturers Grumble Over Tax Credits Designed to Stimulate Job Creation

A variety of federal, state and local inducements made to Siemens AG, a German firm, induced it to open a […]

Mitusubishi Heavy Industries proposes new marketing plan for machine and cutting tool customers

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd is looking to improve the marketing it uses for its machine and cutting tools to international […]

Orders in Domestic and Imported Products Have Increased

Overall in the past year orders for both domestic and imported products have increase in manufacturing technology. Regional statistics for […]

St. Mary’s Training Classes for Skilled and Qualified Workers in Manufacturing

With the help of the latest Leadership St. Mary class and in conjunction with the South Central Louisiana Technical College […]

Wanted: Workers to Fill 600,000 High Level Manufacturing Jobs

With unemployment around 8% surprisingly more than 600,000 high level manufacturing jobs are available without enough people to fill them. […]

$30 Million Awarded to Partnership to Educate and Train Advancements to Manufacturing Community

A $30 million grate was awarded to a partnership of dozens of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia companies, universities, and […]

SME Partners with SAMPE to Showcase Manufacturing Applications

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) has partnered with the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) […]

NAMII Activates a Renaissance in the U.S. Manufacturing Industry with Cool Innovative Technologies

The new National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) activates a renaissance in U.S. manufacturing industry. Launched by the Obama Administration […]

EPA Has a Pattern of Overreaching Its Authority

A member of the NTMA group on LinkedIn says the EPA has a pattern of overreaching its authority. He quotes […]

Magic Mirrors and the New Technology of Micro-Machining

The development of new laser techniques opens the ability for better, easier, and quicker micro-machining. Very diverse uses of this […]