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By Greg JonesMay 10, 2022

A working model for IT advisory councils has been developed that can easily be adopted to manufacturing: The Business and Industry Leadership Teams initiative prescribes seven common-sense tactics for a successful partnership between industry and academia.

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By Catherine “Cat” RossApr 21, 2022

When a group of Minneapolis-area manufacturers couldn’t find qualified CNC service techs, they took matters into their own hands and helped develop a new two-year degree program at Anoka Technical College. Learn more.

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By Chris CzarnikApr 19, 2022

Has finding qualified employees become an all-consuming headache for your company? If you answered yes, you must attend recruiting expert Chris Czarnik’s presentation on proven strategies for attracting talent at AMT’s 2022 MFG Meeting, April 27-30.

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By Catherine “Cat” RossMar 15, 2022

West Virginia’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center is a strategic resource helping manufacturers provide pre-apprenticeships, registered apprenticeship programs, and high-tech training for new and incumbent employees.

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By Catherine “Cat” RossJan 26, 2022

If you build it, they will come. But what if you build it better? What if building it better leads to more good jobs, community revitalization, and regional economic growth? That is the goal of EDA's Build Back Better Regional Challenge. 

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By Catherine “Cat” RossJan 18, 2022

E3 Robotics Center (ER3C) is an innovative STEM and robotics program that trains K-12 students in emerging technology. Featuring robotics competitions, summer robotics camps, and e-SPORTS camps, the program has introduced thousands of students to ...

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By Catherine “Cat” RossDec 13, 2021

Rockets require immense power. Known as Impulse, the FIRST Robotics Team at the STEM School Highlands Ranch near Denver, Colorado, views themselves as a rocket. AMT is proud to fuel their explorations through its Miles For Manufacturing 5K.

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By Greg JonesDec 13, 2021

The impact of the disruption in the supply chain across nearly all industries shows up in shortages and even empty shelves of the day-to-day consumer products that we use and that add convenience to our lives. These supply chain challenges exacerbate...

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By Catherine “Cat” RossNov 08, 2021

An impersonal workplace led Cassie to leave a large manufacturer and find a friendly work environment at JTD Enterprises, a small family-owned machine shop. JTD pays for all Cassie’s schooling while she learns a great career and works full time.

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By Catherine “Cat” RossOct 27, 2021

Rockwell Automation and ManpowerGroup teamed up to create the Academy of Advanced Manufacturing to provide U.S. military veterans with skills to find employment in the industry. The 12-week program includes both hands-on and classroom learning.

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