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October 25, 2016
Assocations NOW: Manufacturing Group Tries to Draw Millennials with New Initiative

The Precision Metalforming Association’s new MFG NXT effort builds on the group’s prior success in reaching new demographics.

A few years ago, the Precision Metalforming Association reached out to a group of members who had previously been neglected. That led to the creation of Women in...

October 22, 2016
Crain's Cleveland Business: Trade group looks to connect manufacturing's next generation

Independence-based trade association Precision Metalforming Association has cast its gaze beyond supporting just its members in recent years, starting efforts to better support women and, now, young professionals in manufacturing at large.

In 2011, the association started Women in...

October 10, 2016
Press Release: Global Futurist to Address the Industrial Asset Management Council's 2016 Fall Forum

"From self-driving cars to Mars 2020, the future is now. The “Internet of Things” for manufacturing is on the horizon, making factories smarter and bringing about the impending fourth industrial revolution."

Futurist Jack Uldrich will address the technological trends on the horizon that...

October 07, 2016
Meadville Tribune: Strength of Crawford County's backbone — manufacturing — on display today

Students and the public get to peek today at the strength of Crawford County's and America's backbone — manufacturing.

To showcase career opportunities in manufacturing, Meadville-area firms Acutec Precision Aerospace, NuTec Tooling Systems Inc. and Prism Plastics (formerly Tech Molded...

September 16, 2016
Chicago Tribune: Rockford Systems Offers Machine Safeguarding Seminars

Rocckford Systems, LLC., a premier provider of machine safeguarding products and services, announced today that it will be offering its award-winning Machine Safeguarding Seminars at their Rockford Training Center on September 20-22, October 18-20, and November 15-17, 2016. The two and a half...

September 05, 2016
Levittown Now: Unique Program That Provides Metalworking Training Has High Success Rate

After being stuck in a dead end construction job, Levittown resident Andy Garvey, 24, wanted a change and was looking for a new career. Some searching led him to a training program from the Bucks County Community College Center for Workforce Development and eventually a job he loves.


August 29, 2016
Press Release: FABTECH 2016 Runs for a Cause, Highlights Need for Skilled Labor in Manufacturing

(LAS VEGAS, August 29, 2016) – FABTECH 2016, North America’s largest collaboration of technology, equipment and knowledge in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries, invites runners and walkers to support the future of manufacturing at this year’s RUN4MFG 5K. The run...

August 17, 2016
Smithsonian Magazine: Robotics Can Get Girls Into STEM, but Some Still Need Convincing

When her high school in Grosse Ile, Michigan, started a co-ed robotics team dubbed The Wired Devils, Maya Pandya thought she’d give it a try. The 17-year-old already excelled in math and science, and had...

August 14, 2016
Crain's Cleveland Business: Manufacturing has climbed from 'bottom'

While the automotive industry may finally be reaching its peak, and global headwinds remain, analysts and economists see signs of optimism for manufacturing amid a strong real estate market and healthy consumer spending. And national...

July 26, 2016
Meadville Tribune: Students honored with $14,250 in tooling scholarships

More than a dozen students from northwestern Pennsylvania have been awarded a total of $14,250 in scholarships this year through the Northwestern Pennsylvania National Tooling and Machining Association Education Foundation.

The NWPA NTMA Education Foundation awards scholarships to...