Star Cutter Receives Grant for Employee Training

The Going Pro funds assist employers in training, developing and retaining current and recently hired employees.

Mastercam, Andrew Crowe Help High School Establish Manufacturing Program

Mastercam and Andrew Crowe recently provided resources to students at Benjamin Franklin High School to start an advanced manufacturing program.

Additive Manufacturing

Velo3D Announces Metal AM Education Roadshow

The Proof is in the Printing Additive Manufacturing Tour features half-day events that include presentations from Velo3D leadership team members, partners and customers.

Women in Manufacturing Education Foundation Announces Board of Directors

WiMEF funds the Leadership Institute for Women in Manufacturing and STEM, the Leadership Consortium, the Management Development Program and the Empowering Women in Production Program.

Philadelphia High School Establishes Advanced Manufacturing Program

Mastercam and speaker Andrew Crowe will present Benjamin Franklin High School with software, equipment and vision to establish an advanced manufacturing program.

Big Daishowa Enables Customers to Give Back to Local Schools

A selected school receives a certificate valued at 20% of qualifying orders and redeemable for any Big Daishowa product.

CNC & Machine Controls

Made in the USA – Season 1 Episode 6: The Way Forward

So far, Made in the USA has looked into system-wide effects of broken supply chains, automation, skilled workforce issues and our perception of manufacturing jobs — examining each topic through a prism of individual experiences. For this final episode for Season 1, let’s look at one more system-wide question and bring it back to personal perspectives: Is there today a new dawn, a new moment for American manufacturing?

Made in the USA - Season 1 Episode 5: Succession - A Family Machine Shop Story

The story of Geno and David DeVandry reflects the sea change in machine shop ownership facing this country as baby boomers reach retirement age. The change in leadership from father to son at their family-owned machine ship required a new mindset, a new way running the family-owned business, and that one generation let go and allow a new one to step in. 

Women in Manufacturing Association Partners With SME to Produce Virtual Career Fairs

The first virtual career fair is scheduled for February 9, 2023, and the second will be held at a date to be determined later in the year.

DMG MORI Partners With Illinois Tech to Open Chicago Training Center

The partners hope to play a critical role in preparing the workers needed to revive the advanced manufacturing industry in the U.S., including the semiconductor industry.

Veterans Play Key Role in Workforce Development at Mazak

Mazak currently employs a total of 87 veterans within departments ranging from field service and parts to production and purchasing.

WEST of Windsor Opens Job Fair for Women Seeking to Enter Trades

Job fair taking place Dec. 7, 2022, at St. Clair College in Windsor, Ontario, has open positions in CNC machining, mold and die and more.  


IMTS Takeaways From the Modern Machine Shop Editorial Team

The first in-person IMTS in four years left the MMS editorial staff with a lot to digest. Here are a few of our takeaways from the show floor.

Data-Driven Manufacturing

Finally, A Comprehensive Software Solution Designed for Small Job Shops

Zel X from Siemens is an integrated software application that consolidates collaboration, design, manufacturing, and operations into a comprehensive, easy-to-use solution. From RFQ to delivery, it’s a more efficient way to handle quotes, manage jobs, make parts, and collaborate with teams of all sizes.

National Institute for Metalworking Skills Launches Employer Engagement Process

NIMS’ five-step method establishes effective and focused on-the-job training in a short period of time.  

Big Daishowa Incentive Supports Manufacturing Training Programs

Through the end of the year, Big Daishowa will donate a tooling certificate valued at 20% of every order from an NTMA member company to the buyer’s school of choice.

8 Ways to Increase Productivity on the Manufacturing Floor

When it comes to machine shop productivity, continuous improvement depends on efficient employees, equipment and processes. 

Hexagon's Training System Simulates Realistic CNC Operations

HxGN Machine Trainer is a safe tool to learn and validate new and existing procedures for production and inspection.

Latest Respiratory Protection Product Joins Lineup

New Hard Hat PAPR with T94iH-R helmet is designed to improve compliance in the most demanding industrial environments.

Will the “Great Resignation” Become an Opportunity for Manufacturers? Get Ready for the Returning 3 Million

The Great Resignation will become a Great Reapplication when employees currently able to stay out of the workforce return to it looking for something better. Machining employers that are already evaluating candidates for fit, without demanding specific skills coming in, might be positioned well to draw upon this wave.

Can Machining Simulation Propel Machining Education?

Digital twins prove their worth for not only proving out CNC programs, but also training the next generation of programmers.

Education and Inspiration: Find a Solution

Free with IMTS and Hannover Messe USA registration, the Solutions Theater is full of ideas, connections and education. 40 complimentary sessions are offered over the course of five days.

Shop Management Software

Datanomix, ProShop ERP Deliver Automated Job Costing

A ProShop ERP integration into the Datanomix platform automatically matches part numbers in the machine code to those from the ProShop ERP system and extracts target takt times.

Reshoring Initiative Projects Record-High Job Announcements

The Reshoring Initiative’s 1H 2022 data projects jobs announced to be a record high of around 350,000.

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