#FacesOfSTEM with Amber Stahl
Age: 25 Profession/Area of Study: Chemical Engineer How did you get become interested in your field?:  Growing up I knew that I wanted to work on the world’s biggest problems while helping to preserve the environment.  Basically I was a kid who...   (more)
#FacesOfSTEM with Amber Stahl
Age: 25 Profession/Area of Study: Chemical Engineer How did you get become interested in your field?:  Growing up I knew that I wanted to work on the world’s biggest problems while helping to preserve the environment.  Basically I was a kid who...  (more)
#MFG Global Perspective: #Brazil
Achilles Arbex, General Manager, AMT Brazil – São Paulo Technology Center (SPTC) reports: After successful participation in the 15th edition of FEIMAFE with the traditional USA Pavilion, SPTC is focused on pushing our customers to prepare for the next growth...  (more)
Our 7 Favorite STEM Savvy Instagram Accounts
Ever since we did the Instagram challenge at the 2014 Smartforce Student Summit, we’ve been having so much fun seeing how other STEM focused groups and organizations share what they’re up to with beautiful pictures and fun videos on everyone’s...  (more)
#MFG Global Perspective: #Brazil
Achilles Arbex, General Manager, AMT Brazil – São Paulo Technology Center (SPTC) reports: After successful participation in the 15th edition of FEIMAFE with the traditional USA Pavilion, SPTC is focused on pushing our customers to prepare for the next growth...   (more)
Our 7 Favorite STEM Savvy Instagram Accounts
Ever since we did the Instagram challenge at the 2014 Smartforce Student Summit, we’ve been having so much fun seeing how other STEM focused groups and organizations share what they’re up to with beautiful pictures and fun videos on everyone’s...   (more)
#FacesOfSTEM with Shaylyn Tuite
We’re back! This week I’m very excited to be joined by Shaylyn Tuite, who just worked very hard to earn her degree from Syracuse University. She was kind enough to make some time for us as she prepares for medical...   (more)
#FacesOfSTEM with Shaylyn Tuite
We’re back! This week I’m very excited to be joined by Shaylyn Tuite, who just worked very hard to earn her degree from Syracuse University. She was kind enough to make some time for us as she prepares for medical...  (more)
#MFG Global Perspective: #India
Arun Mahajan, General Manager, Chennai Technology & Service Centre (CTC) reports: The Indian economy is presently growing at a rate of 7.5 percent and is likely to maintain this during the Q3 and Q4  of 2015. It is expected to continue...  (more)
#MFG Global Perspective: #India
Arun Mahajan, General Manager, Chennai Technology & Service Centre (CTC) reports: The Indian economy is presently growing at a rate of 7.5 percent and is likely to maintain this during the Q3 and Q4  of 2015. It is expected to continue...   (more)
#MFG Global Perspective: Central & Eastern #Europe
Hubert Sawicki, AMT Consultant on Central & Eastern Europe, reports: Last month in Europe was primarily about exhibition activities in two particular markets: Hungary and Russia. Hungary is currently focused on getting the economy growing again. With the right local...   (more)
#MFG Global Perspective: Central & Eastern #Europe
Hubert Sawicki, AMT Consultant on Central & Eastern Europe, reports: Last month in Europe was primarily about exhibition activities in two particular markets: Hungary and Russia. Hungary is currently focused on getting the economy growing again. With the right local...  (more)
Manufacturing and Twitter
It’s no secret Twitter is a valuable tool. Using Twitter you can spread industry news and photos, create a relationship with potential clients and employees, and most importantly— start a conversation about issues that matter to you. While any industry...  (more)
#Manufacturing Offers a Good Living Without Big Debts
A new article from the Wall Street Journal discussed how many skilled factory positions allow young people, and those re-entering the workforce, to earn a good living without accumulating big college debts. Despite being in an era of automation, the...  (more)
Department of Energy Promotes #WomenInSTEM
The Department of Energy has a fantastic YouTube channel full of videos addressing challenges in the energy, environmental, and nuclear fields; and solutions through transformative science and technology. Obviously, they have every incentive to inspire and support the next generation...  (more)
Make Your Voice Heard! #Manufacturing Competitiveness Depends on Trade! #TPA4USJobs
MFG Advocates, if there was ever a time to tell your elected leaders just how important international trade is to your business, it’s now. Momentum is building in Congress for renewal of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). Contact your Senators and...  (more)
Shifting Manufacturing From a Preventative to Predictive Paradigm
Linxia Liao from System Science Laboratories discussed the future of self aware machines in manufacturing at the 2015 MTConnect meeting. The goal of pursuing self-aware machines is attempting to move from a preventative paradigm, such as checking performance and replacing parts on...  (more)
Active Learning In STEM Education
Two years ago, President Obama announced his goal to increase the number of STEM graduates by one million over the next decade. In an effort to reach that goal, the President just announced the Department of Education’s new $60 million...  (more)
All 10 of the best jobs for 2015 are in a STEM field
Approaching higher education or re-entering the workforce? This year all of the top 10 jobs on CareerCast’s best jobs list are in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) or in health care. The ranking is not just a matter...  (more)
Can manufacturing be Africa’s route out of poverty?
Historically speaking, there have been windows of opportunity where low-income agrarian countries have been able to become “high-income urban economy in one or two generations”. For many European countries it was after the Industrial Revolution. For Japan it was after WWII,...  (more)