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Teaching Machining in Today’s world

I am just completing my 4th year of full-time instruction in Precision and CNC Machining here at Suncoast Technical College – formerly know as Sarasota County Technical Institute.  It has been more work that I thought but I do enjoy … Continue reading

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Gene Haas Foundation Donation

Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship Donation For Precision and CNC Machining Program  Suncoast Technical College – Florida   We were very happy to receive help from the Gene Haas Foundation so that we can continue our work training machinists for the … Continue reading

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National MFG Day Oct 7th at STC

  National MFG is coming up on October 7th here in Sarasota, Florida at Suncoast Technical College. It is a celebration and awareness campaign to promote what makes America great.  Manufacturing makes it great. Nationwide we have a great need to train … Continue reading

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Vertical Machining Centers at Taylor Guitars – CNC Machining

I visited Taylor as part of a film shoot for a forthcoming Edge Factor documentary on music-industry manufacturing                       When I visited Taylor Guitars to learn about its manufacturing process, … 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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Class of 2015 – leaving its mark

Its November and the new class is getting in tune – we just completed a project to make 5 catapults for Holmquist Educational Consultants. These will be used to demo a STEM teaching program for high school and middle school … Continue reading

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Recruiting Woman to the Manufacturing Sector

Women in Manufacuturing has released new surevy with several promising findings for the future of women in the manufacturing sector. The survey reviewed more than 870 women who are currently working in the manufacturing industry and young women who are just … Continue reading

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16 Graduate from first Machining Education Program

16 graduate from First Machining Education Program KIM COOL Features Editor – Venice Gondolier Sarasota County adult students have an additional educational option — precision machining. Proof of the need for such training in this area is the fact that … Continue reading

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Machining skilled workers, and filling a need

Copied from Herald Tribune article published Monday August 11, 2014   Most of us have heard the stories about a serious and seemingly intractable social problem: People need a job or a better job, while employers can’t find people with … Continue reading

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