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07.16.2015 / 0 Comment
It wasn't many years ago that consumer products companies had incredibly effective security around their intellectual property (IP). Our digital age now poses an incredible threat to IP.
06.19.2015 / 0 Comment
A survey on plant floor cyber security brings many blank stares
05.19.2015 / 2 Comment
In addition to an integrated technical education, manufacturing workers require well-honed social skills to deal with the collaboration and change management needs of rapidly evolving manufacturing environments. Are our institutions up to the challenge?
04.08.2015 / 7 Comment
A series of events during the past weeks have highlighted the fragile and vulnerable nature of the critical infrastructure upon which our economy and our national security depend.
03.02.2015 / 4 Comment
While PMMI's report on PackExpo East bodes well for manufacturing in the Northeast, a new report from NAM's Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte adds increased concern about manufacturing's ability to thrive due to a severe lack of technical talent in the United States.
02.11.2015 / 0 Comment
General Mills revealed their timeline for creating an interconnected enterprise at the ARC Forum
02.06.2015 / 4 Comment
Goal is to create 20,000 new apprentices over 5 year period
12.03.2014 / 0 Comment
Festo Didactic cuts the ribbon to open the Center for Workforce Technology Education
12.03.2014 / 1 Comments
The US Department of Labor has announced the certification of National Guideline Apprenticeship Standards based upon PMMI's industrial maintenance and mechatronics exams and standards.
11.21.2014 / 0 Comment
Despite lack of approval, recruiters are already seeking skilled workers for the Keystone Pipeline project.
10.29.2014 / 2 Comment
Manufacturers SHOULD care about this major piece of legislation and NOW is the time!