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Filling the industry’s workforce shortage and skills gap crisis

Filling the Industry’s Workforce Shortage and Skills Gap Crisis

The Manufacturing Imperative Workforce Pipeline Challenge brings together colleges, state manufacturing associations, and institution representatives to share best practices to grow local economies, reduce barriers to employment, and fill vacant manufacturing jobs.

NAMRC52 - Register Today!

It's Time to Register for NAMRC 52!

The premier international arena for advanced manufacturing research. This event serves as a hub for sharing the latest advancements in manufacturing systems and processes, materials removal, additive manufacturing, smart manufacturing, industrial case studies, manufacturing-related education, and sustainable manufacturing.

Black History Month

Celebrating Remarkable Makers During Black History Month

Black inventors and engineers have played a crucial role in shaping the technologies and processes that underpin the industry as we know it today. By celebrating Black History Month, we highlight their remarkable contributions of groundbreaking inventions to transformative leadership.

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