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Careers in Manufacturing ? eh…..

Careers in Manufacturing?  Did you know that 66% of parents and teachers do not recommend a career path in manufacturing even though there are 750,000 jobs available right now. Middle skill jobs are more than High school and less than … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished Year 5 – 100+ Machinists

  We started with no equipment. We had a local group named CareerEdge Funders Collaborative. CareerEdge was designed to work on both sides of the labor market – the supply side and the demand side – as well as among … Continue reading

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Time for MFG Tours

Our first MFG tour was to Exactech –  Sarasota – Florida A medical implant manufacturer based in Gainesville, Florida.    Exactech website It was founded by a group of surgeons from the University Of Florida ( Go Gators !)     We … Continue reading

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Year 5 Underway – Class of 2018

  Well here we are , Year # 5 and on Track to hit the 100+ mark of machinist training set by Dr Todd Bowden the SCTI director back in 2013.  Dr. Bowden is now the Sarasota county School superintendent … Continue reading

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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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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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Fastrack CNC Machining – Evenings

       Suncoast Technical College – Sarasota Suncoast Website        Night school – Fast Track CNC Training Precision Machining – Feb 16 The Fast Track CNC course will provide basic skills needed to provide you with the end goal of gaining … Continue reading

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Sarasota County has Manufacturing

Machine shop manager – Steve Marquis with Gov. Rick Scott on tour Octex LLC in Sarasota – Plastic mold Manufacturer for Tervis Tumbler Steve and his crew are recent attendees of the Suncoast Technical College – Fastrack CNC Machining evening program. This … Continue reading

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Field Trip Time 2015 – Year 3

We have started up year # 3 of the Precision and CNC Machining Program at Suncoast Technical College.  As always we do some learning tours to see what is happening in our industry and what it takes to be in … Continue reading

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My Story………….

My story on MFG Day .com Ed Doherty- CNC Machinist and Instructor, Suncoast Technical College I did not go to college as planned back in the early 70’s in Boston metro area. Did not take my SAT’s. Worked in a … Continue reading

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