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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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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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STC Sweeps Skills USA region 6 CNC Mill

    Skills Florida Region 6 Competition at Manatee Tech  Bradenton, Florida Cody Winegard  – Matt Olsen – Arek Mylnarski Suncoast Technical College – Precision and CNC Machining program swept the region 6 Skills Florida CNC Milling competition for the … 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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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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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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