March 21, 2017
Daily News Journal: MTSU Experimental Vehicles Program gains national recognition
The Middle Tennessee State University Experimental Vehicles Program has received national acclaim, the university announced in a press release.
MTSU was presented the 2016 Clips & Clamps Industries Educational Institution Award as part of the Precision Metalforming Association Awards...
March 20, 2017
Sentinel News: Rocky Mountain Battlebot Competition a League of its Own!
If you’ve never been to a Battlebot competition, you may want to make plans for next year because it may be considered some of the best family entertainment you’ve had in a while—at least it was for me!
You might be sitting back wondering what is the Rocky Mountain Battlebot Competition?...
March 13, 2017
Meadville Tribune: RoboBOTS teams gear up for annual educational 'bot brawl'
No foolin’, the annual RoboBOTS competition returns to Meadville on April 1st for its 11th year.
RoboBOTS is a hands-on robot-building contest designed to stimulate interest in technical education careers by having students build 15-pound robots that go into head-to-head battles in an...
March 12, 2017
GoErie: Letter: TV report paints false picture of manufacturing
After watching a disturbingly skewed profile of Erie as a "sinking ship" in CBS News' first installment of its ironically named "Manufacturing Hope" series, American manufacturers were left feeling anything but hopeful. So I was pleased to see the Erie Times-News editorial, "National media...
March 08, 2017
Press Release: Automotive Parts Suppliers Slated to Gather for 24th Annual Conference
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than 150 industry leaders are expected to attend the Automotive Parts Suppliers Conference, the premier event for companies supplying to the automotive industry, when it convenes for the 24th time in Troy, Michigan, on April 25-26, 2017.
The annual event,...
March 06, 2017
Hartford Business Journal: Why one CT producer is investing time, millions to reshore
Cromwell factory owner Jack Carey saw the threat looming several years ago, and began steps to protect his product source, employees and the future of family-run Carey Manufacturing Inc.
Well before this sitting president's "America First'' campaign and mounting public support for...
February 27, 2017
Press Release: Organizations Shaping the Made in America Movement
La Mesa, CA (February 27th, 2017) - When you hear about the Made in America movement, it's not always painted as a rosy picture. There are the tales of a looming skills gap needing to be filled, robots taking away jobs, and fighting to keep jobs in our country. How about some promising news...
February 15, 2017
Mass Live: David M. Cruise: Regional Employment Board of Hampden County is "partnering for solutions"
Talent attraction, development and retention is today's economic imperative.
It is the bridge that connects the innovation "push" coming from our research labs and private and public universities across the commonwealth with the technology "pull' coming from our technology centric...
February 15, 2017
Mass Live: Sen. Eric Lesser: High-tech manufacturing experiencing renaissance in Western Mass.
There are many reasons for optimism about our region's economy. Springfield's skyline is dotted with cranes, and the next two years will see Union Station, the CRRC rail-car plant and the MGM Springfield casino open and come to life. Together, these developments represent billions of dollars in...
January 29, 2017
Meadville Tribune: Tooling, machining companies shine spotlight on workers
The Blue Collar Bash was a night of celebration for the area’s tooling and machining companies and their number one asset — the people working in the industry.
Saturday’s 11th annual event was sponsored by the northwestern Pennsylvania chapter of the National...