Need More Workers? Widen Your Vision

Adrienne Selko outlines how companies are discovering the best solution to the labor shortage is to look beyond the traditional workforce. Path to Machine Learning Prepare your organization for machine learning and AI by moving to predictive analytics. As Charles Dickens said, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”  While he was referring to […] continue reading

Nice to see.

First woman completes Monroe Manufactures Jobs program and is honored with $1,500 check The first woman to complete the Monroe Manufactures Jobs mold making program was honored with a $1,500 check from Monroe County on Thursday.  Greece resident Niayah Blair doesn’t fit the historical mold for her industry — a male-dominated profession.  “I love it,” Blair said. “I’m really excited to […] continue reading

Always great to see groups in the chain working together…

The Columbiana County Career and Technical Center in Lisbon, Ohio is renovating a machining lab for next school year and thanks to a $200,000 grant, they will now be able to obtain more of the expensive equipment needed to fill that space up. Assistant Superintendent Jeremy Corbisello said the CCCTC has been notified that the […] continue reading

Local precision machining in the Community College environment

Students in the precision machining technology programs at York County Community College’s instructional facility in Sanford use the tools of the machinist’s trade. People who know precision machining continue to be in high demand. 85 percent of students will have a job waiting for them before they finish the program. And now, the program is growing.  […] continue reading

Are You Going?

Smart Manufacturing Experience The Smart Manufacturing Experience April 30 to May 2, 2018, features multiple levels of learning and interactive opportunities for attendees. Advanced technologies – additive manufacturing and 3D printing, automation and robotics, advanced materials, precision machining, precision measurement and 3D scanning, digital manufacturing, and Industrial IoT – are revolutionizing manufacturing. From April 30 […] continue reading


Mid-Coast School of Technology takes medals in state SkillsUSA competition ROCKLAND — The Mid-Coast School of Technology students sent 30 students to Bangor Thursday March 1, to compete in the Maine State SkillsUSA Championship. SkillsUSA is an organization that works with career and technical education schools to help support and train America’s future skilled workforce. […] continue reading

VU to Host Regional Skills Competition

It’s great to see these sorts of competitions happening in Precision Machining. There is a labor shortage in this industry and hopefully this will shine some light on the career opportunities. The Vincennes University College of Technology will Saturday host the regional competition for the Skills USA contest. Hundreds of high school students from throughout […] continue reading