How To Video Conference Like A Pro

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How To Video Conference Like A Pro

BY LOYD MCINTOSH The COVID-19 era has forced businesses far and wide to get up to speed technologically, and in a hurry, specifically when it comes to mastering the art of the video conference. By this point, the video conference is a regular part of our day and the brand Zoom, for many of us,… Read more »

How To Encourage New Generations To Consider Manufacturing Careers

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How To Encourage New Generations To Consider Careers In Manufacturing

By Rick Geiger What can we do to encourage new generations to consider manufacturing careers? At its heart, this is a marketing question. You have to sell yourself—and the manufacturing industry—to potential employees, specifically to young people who know technology but don’t know manufacturing. Manufacturing has been evolving rapidly over the past 10 to 20… Read more »

How To Dress For Cold Weather Work

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How To Dress For Cold Weather Work

By Rick Geiger Dressing for cold weather work is serious business. It’s not just about comfort so learning how to dress for cold weather work is important. There are health risks for prolonged exposure. The colder it gets, the more energy your body uses to stay warm. When it’s windy or raining or snowing, your body loses… Read more »

How to Write A Great Resume And Where To Go For Help

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by Rick Geiger Learning how to write a great resume is important, vital even. No, it won’t guarantee you get the job. But it is the first step to a great first impression—your first opportunity to sell yourself to your next boss. So, put in the effort to put your best foot forward. You won’t… Read more »

What Is A CNC Brake Operator?

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BY JOE CROWE A CNC brake operator is someone who sets up and operate a machine that bend sheet metal, and as such, they play a vital role in the manufacturing world. The CNC stands for “computer numeric-controlled,” which describes the machines that operators use.  CNC brake operators usually have duties such as setting up machines… Read more »

What Is MIG Welding?

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By Rick Geiger Most people know that welding is the process of fusing two pieces of metal into one. But they may not know just how prevalent it is in our modern society. According to Howard B. Cary in his book Modern Welding Technology, “Nearly everything we use daily is welded or made by equipment that… Read more »

What is Mechatronics?

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By Joe Crowe  You may have heard the word “mechatronics” before. While it combines the familiar terms “mechanical” and “electronics,” it’s possible that what it is may not be clear. Mechatronics is a science that focuses on intelligent technology, an overarching term for an interdisciplinary field that focuses on the future of engineering with smart… Read more »