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County College of Morris Students Benefit from Strong Apprenticeships

Working with the German American Chamber of Commerce to Enhance Student Success RANDOLPH, NJ – Four students from County College of Morris (CCM) signed apprenticeship agreements in advanced manufacturing on August 22 in front of a capacity-filled crowd of industry, educational and political leaders, including New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. The signing, which took place at Montclair State ...

Weekly Wrap Up For August 23, 2019

Global manufacturing is in a slump. Will it result in the end to the longest economic boom in America’s history, or several months of sub-par GDP growth where manufacturing hunkers down and waits for the tea leaves to reveal the future? Join hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady as they query Norbert Ore, Director of Industry surveys for Strategas Research Partners, who follows 18 Purchasing ...

Tesla Earns Chinese Government Approval For Gigafactory 3 In Record Time

In a surprising turn of events, Tesla was able to secure an official government certificate of approval for the Gigafactory 3 ahead of production starting at the facility, which is supposed to be very soon. The Gigafactory 3 is going to be the electric automaker’s first facility located in China and it’s also the first electric vehicle factory completely owned by a foreign car producer....

FATHOM Obtains Patent For On Demand Digital Manufacturing Platform

Advanced prototyping and manufacturing service provider based in California, FATHOM, has received a patent behind its online quoting platform for 3D printed parts. The patent, which was issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, covers the company’s system and methods used to provide price quotes on ISO-certified 3D printed objects. Alongside the patent, FATHOM has received a ...

Weekly Wrap Up For August 16th, 2019

Trillions of dollars in counterfeits are in the manufacturing supply chain and delivery chain. Joining hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady are Rosemary Coates, Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute, and Imran Vakil, managing attorney for Nexio PC to discuss this pervasive problem and potential solutions. U.S. Air Force Building “Digital Hangar” For Lifecycle Management Of ...

Penn State Researchers Awarded $75,000 To Advance Concrete Additive Manufacturing

A team from Pennsylvania State University has been awarded $75,000 dollars to develop a 3D printing system for concrete. $50,000 of this sum has been provided by the College of Engineering’s Engineering for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (ENGINE) grant program, with the other $25,000 coming from the College of Arts and Architecture. This announcement follows the team’s participation ...

Apple And Others Get An Early Holiday Present From The Trump Administration

Apple and other consumer electronics manufacturers who rely on China to make their products just got an early holiday present from the Trump administration in the form of a delay on some tariffs until mid-December. The tariffs in question were set to go into effect on September 1st, a date that coincides with Apple’s plans to release the latest version of the popular iPhone, just in time for ...

New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc. (NJMEP) NJMEP Awarded Grant to Offer Food Training to the MEP National Network

The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP) was named the recipient of a grant worth $992,050 by the U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). The grant will allow NJMEP to assist the MEP National Network in creating a platform for MEP Centers nationwide to deliver services in Quality, ...

U.S. Air Force Building “Digital Hangar” For Lifecycle Management Of Aerospace Systems

The U.S. Air Force has a brand new hangar under construction at their Wright-Patterson base in Ohio. This new facility isn’t made of concrete and steel, it’s made up of digital ones and zeroes. The Digital Hangar is a concept that was created by Dr. Rick Graves, a design and analysis branch aerospace research engineer at the Air Force Research Laboratory. This new technology is a visual ...

Weekly Wrap Up For August 9th, 2019

Dr. Chris Kuehl. The CMI or Credit Manager’s Index produced by the National Association of Credit Managers (nacm.org) is yet another slice of economic health that is presented each month by Dr. Chris Kuehl, as he discusses the report in depth as well as other economic factors impacting the U.S. economy including the tariffs with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady. U.S. Treasury Department ...