Posts Tagged with ‘welding’

FABTECH 2015 is Coming to McCormick Place

November 9, 2015

FABTECH 2015, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, is taking place in Chicago this November! November 9-12 McCormick Place 2301 S. Martin Luther King Dr. Chicago, IL 60616 Click here for information and to register.

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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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Discover Manufacturing Career Expo in Peoria

October 23, 2015

The seventh annual Discover Manufacturing Career Expo recently took place at the Woodruff Career and Technical Center in Peoria. The event taught students about careers in manufacturing and opportunities that are available. Hundreds of high school students and eighth graders viewed demonstrations, met professionals, had hands-on experiences with welding, robotics, and a Caterpillar simulator and […]

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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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Illinois Valley Community College Launches New Welding Website

October 6, 2015

Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) recently launched its new welding website. The site highlights the college’s programs that provide training for entry into the highly in-demand field of welding. IVCC offers Associates in Applied Science degrees in production welding, AWS welding certification, and transfer options toward BS degrees at Northern Illinois University. Classes are small […]

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Learn to Weld in Three Weekends at Southwestern Illinois College

October 3, 2015

This October, Southwestern Illinois College will offer introductory welding classes in three weekend sessions. The program is called Welding for the Average Joe, and it is designed for those interested in welding, but not necessarily in a career-track certification. The school will follow up with a more advanced class in November. The advanced class, Welding […]

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McHenry Welding Boot Camps

September 12, 2015

Starting this month, McHenry County College (MCC) will be offering welding boot camps in Woodstock, IL. Courses will cover the basics of welding, techniques, terminology, safety, and how to read blueprints. The boot camps will take place on weekday evenings and Saturdays starting Sept. 12. Sept. 12 – Oct. 3 Woodstock Center 912 Trakk Lane […]

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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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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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