Posts Tagged with ‘advanced manufacturing’

Careers in Advanced Manufacturing Event

October 7, 2015

On Oct 7, join American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) Chicago Chapter for an event focused on Careers in Advanced Manufacturing. The event will feature speakers, networking opportunities, and informational sessions on industry and education. To RSVP, contact Karen Norville at or 708-227-0373. Oct 7 6-8pm Medinah Banquets 550 N. Shriners Drive Addison, IL 60101 […]

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US Dept of Education’s Johan Uvin Visits ECC to Highlight Accelerating Opportunity Programs

September 21, 2015

Assistant Secretary for the US Department of Education Johan Uvin recently visited Elgin Community College (ECC). The visit focused on ECC’s Accelerating Opportunity Programs for welding, computer numerical control (CNC) operation, computer integrated manufacturing (CIM), integrated systems maintenance technology (IST), and other career-based programs. Click here for more information on ECC’s Accelerating Opportunity Programs in Advanced Manufacturing.

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Expert Panel Meets to Discuss Manufacturing at DMDII in Chicago

September 2, 2015

Leading manufacturing experts recently gathered at the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) in Chicago. The event focused around a panel discussion on “How to convert Smart Manufacturing vision into reality.” The discussion was a part of Wipro’s “Smart Manufacturing – Making it Real” symposium which was held at the institute. Participants included representatives […]

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U.S. Representative and Northrop Grumman Executives Visit Harper’s Advanced Manufacturing Program

September 1, 2015

U.S. Representative Tammy Duckworth and executives from Northrop Grumman recently visited Harper College in Palatine to highlight the need to train students for rewarding careers in advanced manufacturing. Harper’s Advanced Manufacturing program partners with 70 area manufacturers to help develop the curriculum and to provide internships and apprenticeships. Harper College President Dr. Ken Ender said, […]

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Kankakee Community College Manufacturing Technology Video

August 26, 2015

Kankakee Community College (KCC) has just released a great new video showcasing its Manufacturing Technology program. The footage shows students and teachers working with state-of-the-art technology used by top manufacturing companies. The program offers specialization in machine tools, welding, maintenance, and transportation/warehousing/distribution and logistics (TWDL). Click here to watch the video. Click here to learn […]

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Danville Area Community College’s Mechatronics Program

August 18, 2015

Danville Area Community College (DACC) is doing its part to address the needs of the local community by training students for careers in advanced manufacturing. Three years ago DACC was approached by ThyssenKrupp Presta to create the program to fill an existing skills gap for mechatronics professionals in the area. The college now offers students […]

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Illinois Valley Manufacturers Scholarship

August 5, 2015

Interested in studying for a career in manufacturing? Want a scholarship for Illinois Valley Community College’s (IVCC) Certified Production Technician (CPT) Program? The Illinois Valley Manufacturers Scholarship covers approximately 50% of the IVCC program’s cost and can be used for tuition, fees, books, and supplies. According to Jennifer Scheri, IVCC Business Training Specialist, “each CPT graduate […]

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Danville Area Community College Receives Major Scholarship Fund for Manufacturing

July 24, 2015

Danville Area Community College (DACC) recently received $25,000 in scholarship funds to be used towards the study of advanced manufacturing. The fund was presented by the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) Education Foundation. DACC is one of six community colleges being awarded scholarships by the Foundation this year. According to Dave Kietzmann, DACC Vice President of […]

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New DACC Technology Program Videos

July 3, 2015

Check out these great new videos about Danville Area Community College’s Technology Programs: Advanced Manufacturing Manufacturing Engineering Technology Electronics Technology Wind Technology General Technology Programs Full Overview on Technology Programs Pathway to U of I

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Harper College Receives Major Scholarship Fund for Manufacturing

June 24, 2015

Harper College recently received a $25,000 scholarship fund for use towards the study of manufacturing. The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) awarded the fund to the college for its Advanced Manufacturing program which offers training and certification for a variety of high tech careers in advanced manufacturing, including maintenance technology, manufacturing technology, and welding technology. Sandra […]

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