Posts Tagged with ‘manufacturing’

Millennials and Manufacturing

November 5, 2015

This event will provide guidance on how to attract and work with millennials in manufacturing. It will include speakers, Q&A sessions, and networking opportunities. Nov 5 4pm – 6pm Technology & Manufacturing Association 1651 Wilkening Road Schaumburg, IL  60173 Cost is $20 To register, contact Amanda Cortese at acortese@tmaillinois.org or 847-825-1120 Click here for more […]

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Kankakee Community College Event to Welcome American Welding Society President

November 5, 2015

On November 5, David Landon, President of the American Welding Society, will visit Kankakee Community College’s (KCC) Manufacturing & Industrial Technology Center. The event, which is open to the public, will include presentations, a Q & A session, a tour of the facility, reception, and refreshments. Thursday, Nov 5 1pm – 4pm Manufacturing & Industrial […]

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Opportunity 3000: Career Success in Kankakee County Video

October 29, 2015

There are more career opportunities in Kankakee County than there are skilled workers to fill the positions. The video Opportunity 3000: Career Success in Kankakee County, from the Economic Alliance of Kankakee County, features local industry leaders discussing the 3000 open jobs, the types of job openings, the necessary education and skill sets, potential salaries, […]

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Success in the New Economy Video

October 28, 2015

The video “Success in the New Economy” details how expectations need to be altered to better align education and the needs of the workplace. Many jobs no longer require a four year degree, but need a combination of higher education, skilled training and experience. The hands-on training and certification programs available in community colleges from groups like INAM (Illinois […]

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Advanced Flexible Components Expands Facility

October 27, 2015

Another Illinois manufacturing company is expanding. Advanced Flexible Components, a leading manufacturer of silicone, PTFE coated belting and fabrics, recently expanded its manufacturing facility. The expansion will help to accommodate the growth of the company’s coatings and food services business. The Lake in the Hills facility expansion will add another 37,000 square feet of space. […]

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MFG Talk Radio Podcast on an Untapped Talent Pool to Fill the Skills Gap

October 26, 2015

The latest MFG Talk Radio episode discusses a relatively untapped resource that could help to fill the skills gap in manufacturing: Americans with disabilities. Industry experts and professionals provide valuable insight on the opportunities available to both companies and employees if this talent pool is properly utilized. The episode addresses recruitment, employment practices, access, engagement […]

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Harper Manufacturing/Welding Job Fair

October 22, 2015

On October 22, Harper College will host a Manufacturing/Welding Job Fair for Harper students and alumni. October 22 4:00pm – 7:00pm Harper College 1200 W. Algonquin Road H Building Hallway (Near Welding Lab) Palatine, IL  60067 Click here for more information and a list of participating employers.

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Joliet Junior College Skilled Trades Career Fair

October 21, 2015

On October 21, Joliet Junior College will host its annual Skilled Trades Career Fair. This event offers a great opportunity for students, alumni, veterans, and community members to meet industry professionals and to learn more about careers in manufacturing, automotive, CNC machining, and engineering. October 21 1:00pm – 4:00pm Joliet Junior College Main Campus 1215 […]

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Oakton’s Mechanical Design/CAD and Manufacturing Technology Open House

October 20, 2015

On October 20, Oakton Community College will be hosting its Mechanical Design/CAD and Manufacturing Technology Open House. This event offers a great opportunity to learn about Oakton’s Mechanical Design and Manufacturing Technology programs, meet faculty, tour the labs, and hear about career opportunities. October 20 3:00pm – 7:30pm Oakton Community College Skokie Campus 7701 North […]

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Danville Area Community College Introduces Phoenix Program

October 20, 2015

Danville Area Community College (DACC) has an new program that offers a second chance for those who have dropped out of high school but want to continue their education and job skills training. The Phoenix Program was co-developed with Danville District 118. It provides students with a chance to earn their GED, 11 credit hours, […]

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