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By Greg JonesOct 08, 2020

Since IMTS had to be canceled this year and because the majority of students who attend IMTS are from the state of Illinois, we are bringing resources specific to students in Illinois to our Experiences platform...

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By Greg JonesSep 17, 2020

One of our favorite community-building events we host is the Miles for Manufacturing 5K Run/Walk (M4M), sponsored by IMTS. But like many other group-focused activities, we’ve had to adapt to current conditions. While we can’t all gather to run a 5K in...

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By Greg JonesSep 03, 2020

If you’ve attended the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS, then you know that “bigger and better” is the promise that AMT organizers and our exhibit partners deliver year after year to tens of thousands of students and educators throughout Chicagoland...

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By External ContributorJul 20, 2020

The Navy's center for designing ships has signed a five-year education partnership agreement or EPA with the UDC. The agreement provides UDC graduate students with more internships and research opportunities in additive manufacturing, nanotechnology...

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By Greg JonesMay 26, 2020

Due to the spread of COVID-19, AMT made the decision to postpone The MFG Meeting in April. This also required a cancelation of the Miles for Manufacturing (M4M) race set to take place at the event. Although the race was canceled, many M4M sponsors have...

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By External ContributorMar 23, 2020

Cody High School started its robotics club shortly after getting a robotics class. Antony Fink, teacher of wood and industrial technology and the advisor for the robotics team...

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By Tim ShinbaraJan 10, 2020

How can manufacturing technology companies find potential partners and other resources to advance their capabilities to develop innovative new products and technologies cost effectively? You don’t need to go it alone and hire all the...

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By Greg JonesAug 08, 2019

By now, I’m sure that everyone has heard about the billionaire philanthropist Robert Smith, who pledged, during his commencement speech, to erase the student loan debt of the 2019 graduating class of Morehead State University. A noble and jaw-dropping...

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By Greg JonesMar 05, 2019

In January, the beginning of the new semester at Richard J. Daley College in Chicago also marked a whole new beginning for career and technical education for students on the south side of the Second City with the grand opening of a new Manufacturing...

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By Penelope BrownSep 24, 2018

The future manufacturing workforce convened at the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2018, which saw a record-breaking 24,469 attendees. This was the 11th Student Summit, an event aimed at encouraging young people to pursue STEM education and...

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