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Trouble is brewing in Manufacturing – unless we train for skilled jobs

The Growing Skills Gap in Manufacturing Industry leaders battle an outdated perception of manufacturing work. Army Trail Road, in Chicago’s western suburbs, is dotted with metal fabrication plants — production facilities offering high-tech manufacturing jobs at living wages. Problem is, … 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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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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Creating Jobs, with Precision

Creating Jobs, with Precision TERI A. HANSEN (reprint from SRQ daily magazine July 19 ,2014) When was the last time you heard that an education program graduated 100 percent of its students, and every one had a job waiting? That’s … Continue reading

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Graduation Time !!!

Well… we did it… We graduated 16 students. They are now apprentice machinists. I told them all whenever you are asked “What do you do?”  you can now answer ” I’m a machinist”.  Most of our apprentices have jobs already … Continue reading

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Many Florida CNC Machinist Jobs !! – Tour of Naples manufacturing

The SCTI Precision Machining program took a trip to Naples, Fl. to tour some major league manufacturers.  SAMA member – Arthrex Medical and contract manufacturer Azimuth Technologies.  A longer ride than normal but well worth it. First stop was at Aziumth … Continue reading

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Sun Hydraulics – Sarasota manufacturing Tour

We have made some tours of some local manufacturing companies to show students different areas of how things are made. They now get a better sense of where their machinist skills will fit into that mix.  Sun Hydraulics was a … Continue reading

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