Posts Tagged with ‘manufacturing’

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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A New Study on Women in Manufacturing

August 28, 2015

US manufacturing continues to grow and there is an urgent need to fill a large number of open positions. In addition, a gender gap exists where women remain a relatively under-utilized resource within the industry. A recent study conducted by APICS Supply Chain Council, Deloitte, and the Manufacturing Institute provides some insight on women in […]

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Addressing the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

August 27, 2015

Manufacturing in the US is growing. Technology is changing. Many skilled workers in the field will soon be retiring. 60% of the jobs currently unfilled in manufacturing are due to a lack of skilled applicants. A sample of Chicago area manufacturers indicated shortages of essential positions such as CNC programmers and operators, industrial machinery mechanics, and […]

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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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The Latest Industry Topics on Manufacturing Talk Radio

August 24, 2015

Have you checked out Manufacturing Talk Radio? The show regularly features timely discussions on the latest topics in advanced manufacturing. A recent episode addressed the skills gap. Leading manufacturing professionals participated in a discussion on how the industry is dealing with the gap in terms of retention, recruiting, and training. The recording of this episode can be found […]

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Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub

August 20, 2015

Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce has just announced the launch of the Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub. The organization exists to create a network for small to medium organizations and manufacturers to share resources, help the region grow, diversify and remain competitive in the changing global marketplace. The group will connect 900 area manufacturing organizations […]

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Welding and Fabrication Open House at Harper College

August 19, 2015

Want to study for a rewarding career in manufacturing? Learn about Harper’s Welding and Fabrication programs at their open house! August 19 7pm Harper College 1200 W. Algonquin Road Building H Room 190 Palatine, IL 60067 847-925-6000

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Harper Offering 3D Printing Classes and Certificate Programs

August 19, 2015

This fall, Harper College will offer two new 3D printing certificate programs. The 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping certificate is designed for CAD students and professionals. In this program, students will learn prototyping methods, design processes, and how to develop a finished product. The 3D Printing Foundations certificate is available to anyone new to 3D […]

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Triton College Hosts GADgET Camp to Teach Girls About STEM

August 18, 2015

Triton College recently hosted a GADgET (Girls Adventuring in Design Engineering and Technology) Camp to teach girls about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This article tells about the experience of two local girls who attended the event. They learned to design and build their own products, used tools, toured manufacturing facilities, and listened to guest […]

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Manufacturing and Electronics Engineering Open House at South Suburban College

August 17, 2015

On Aug 17, South Suburban College will host its first annual Manufacturing and Electronics Engineering Open House. The event will offer a great opportunity to learn more about opportunities in the manufacturing field, tour the state-of-the-art facilities, and meet instructors. August 17, 2015 5pm – 6:30pm South Suburban College Oak Forest Center 16333 S. Kilbourn […]

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