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Student-run Manufacturing Is Open For Business

Lion Manufacturing recently filled their first order, manufacturing radar support brackets to be used by the United States Navy. What makes this story interesting is the fact that Lion Manufacturing is owned and operated by high school students. Lion Manufacturing, at Loogootee High School in Martin County is one of two manufacturing companies launched recently in southern Indiana. Together ...

Boeing Invests $11 Million In STEM Workforce Development

With nearly half a million job openings in manufacturing today, the industry continues to struggle to fill good, well paying jobs. With the manufacturing industries continued growth, things are not likely to improve without some radical change in the perception of STEM-related jobs. Manufacturers and manufacturing organizations across the country are mobilizing to address the skill gap by ...

Coming This Fall To CBS: The Science + Innovation Awards Honoring STEAM Students And Educators

In an effort to make manufacturing more appealing to a generation that is trending away from the growing industry, Manufacturing USA, America Makes, the United States Department of Defense and other announced the Science + Innovation Awards. The awards show will feature Hollywood celebrities and stars in the fields of science and manufacturing in an interactive mashup of pop culture, science and ...

Episode 228: A Skills Gap Solution for 2018 – NJ Career Technical Schools

Listen now - Co-Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady have been discussing the Skills Gap problem and exploring solutions. On this show, Judy Savage, Executive Director of the New Jersey Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools shares how these high schools and adult education facilities prepare students for jobs when they graduate or a head start and focus on their college degree. They ...

Episode 163: 1 Quick Fix and 1 Good Report are Two Topics Worth Hearing

We have all heard about the Skills Gap and efforts at within state and federal government, academia and the industry to fix it - but that fix could take years. Tune in to hear a fix for factory workers that is as available as your next Uber ride with Patrick O'Rahilly, CEO and Founder of FactoryFix.com. Then catch up on the economic good news from the author of the Credit Manager's Index, Dr. ...

Cultivate Your Own Talent: The Power of Apprenticeships

The manufacturing industry has long been calling for a boost in education to help prepare students for a career in manufacturing. Many students graduating high school and college are in an up-roar that when they graduate, there's no one willing to hire them. There seems to be a piece of the puzzle missing to connect the growing number of manufacturing jobs and the students that are searching for ...