Tag Archives: Machinist

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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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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