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Career Edge Funders – They helped us get Started and continue……..

                Career Edge has helped get our machining education program get started while working with SAMA – Sarasota and Manatee Manufacturing Association.  They have have been tireless in helping manufacturing and getting jobs for … Continue reading

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Suncoast Technical College gets Gene Haas precision-machining scholarship for NIMS Credentials

SARASOTA, May 27, 2015 — Students in the Precision Machining and CNC Automation program at Suncoast Technical College will be able to earn certificates that are prized in the precision machining and metalworking industry at no cost, thanks to a … Continue reading

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Simple stuff – but lots of Prep……. the life in a machine shop

We are working on a milling project for a balsa wood CO2 dragster for a high school student from Suncoast Poly Tech in Sarasota. He came very prepared with a Solid works 3d file and even MasterCam Milling toolpath.  Looks great…… … Continue reading

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Suncoast Technical – Precision Machining Receives Gene Haas Scholarship for Nims Skills Credentials

We have received a Scholarship from the Gene Haas Foundation that gives all of our students about one year of FREE credentials testing. Machining Level I Designed to meet entry-level requirements for on-the-job skills Measurement, Materials & Safety Job Planning, … Continue reading

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Titan Gilroy on MAV-TV talks about being in US manufacturing as a Job shop

 https://youtu.be/sNev8t6Hy04?list=PLD151564C3626D4B1 There haven’t been any television shows on prime time that concern CNC machining. But there is one now. Cable station MAVTV, owned by Lucas Oil Products, is airing a series on the workings of a CNC job shop in … Continue reading

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Field Trip – KHS Filling and Packaging – Sarasota

   We just came from touring a real nice local manufacturing plant in Sarasota that has been here since 1976.  KHS is part of an international company that makes machinery for packaging your everyday products like beef jerky, trail mix … Continue reading

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CareerEdge – Machinist Intern Funding Program

CareerEdge has been awarded funding to address industry skill gaps in this region, as well as to address the lack of experience & barriers students face while enrolled in higher education institutions. CareerEdge is proud to announce the launch of a … Continue reading

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Field Trip Time – Venice Precision and FIDE Machine

    Our Precision Machining & CNC Automation class made some visits to local machine shops – Venice Precision and FIDE Machine both in North Venice Florida.  It was time we got out of the shop so we all can see … Continue reading

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CNC Precision Machining Fast Track – Night School

Welcome to our new CNC learning program CNC Fast Track starting Feb 2 Starting Feb 2 we are adding a new course.  Its called CNC Fast Track Precision for Precision Machining.  300 hour – 20 wk course and its NIGHT school … Continue reading

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Fanuc CNC Training now at Suncoast Technical College

We have added Fanuc CNC control training to our curriculum at school. It has been added as a separate module in our LearnCNC software from Immerse 2 Learn.  This give our students a real leg up on having training in … Continue reading

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