Education / Training http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6627/more en Gassed up and Ready to Go: The Workforce Training Mobile http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-manufacturing-technology-conference-expo/gassed-and-ready-go-workforce-training-mobile <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What's 53 feet long and takes up 10 parking spaces? Cuyahoga Community College's roving instructional space, pulling up to the IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Show in May.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-manufacturing-technology-conference-expo/gassed-and-ready-go-workforce-training-mobile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-manufacturing-technology-conference-expo/gassed-and-ready-go-workforce-training-mobile#comments IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo Education / Training Workforce The Latest Wed, 19 Apr 2017 03:15:00 +0000 648841 at http://www.industryweek.com Tri-C Construction Industry's Labor Shortage May Be Manufacturing's -- and Robots' -- Gain http://www.industryweek.com/automation/construction-industrys-labor-shortage-may-be-manufacturings-and-robots-gain <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>To meet growing construction demand, high-tech plants are opening, and older factories that were shuttered after the last decade’s real estate crash -- many in areas such as rural Pennsylvania, where labor costs are cheap -- are being revived. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/automation/construction-industrys-labor-shortage-may-be-manufacturings-and-robots-gain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/automation/construction-industrys-labor-shortage-may-be-manufacturings-and-robots-gain#comments Automation Education / Training Technology The Latest Mon, 17 Apr 2017 11:50:00 +0000 645901 at http://www.industryweek.com How to Develop a Corporate Culture that Drives Operational Excellence http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/corporate-culture <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek webinar, sponsored by Duggan Associates </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/1Excellence_promo.gif?1492524364" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Is your tried and true culture in need of new transformational ideas? Join us on May 24 to learn how to transform your current company culture to create end-to-end business transformations that support Operational Excellence.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_Digital_DA_DevelopCorporateCulture_WNR_JR_041417 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1500pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/corporate-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Change Management Education / Training Process Improvement Corporate Culture Quality Strategic Planning & Execution Teamwork Webinars Sun, 16 Apr 2017 15:14:00 +0000 644771 at http://www.industryweek.com Food Manufacturing in Chicago Gets a Boost http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/food-manufacturing-chicago-gets-boost <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Specialized workforce training and access to capital for small manufacturers are part of a new plan to give the legacy industry a lift. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/food-manufacturing-chicago-gets-boost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/food-manufacturing-chicago-gets-boost#comments Industry Clusters Education / Training Supply Chain Workforce The Latest Fri, 14 Apr 2017 20:45:00 +0000 645341 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>A scene from Chicago&#39;s Candy Expo.</p> Getty Images SME and NASA's HUNCH Partner to Engage Youth in Advanced Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/sme-and-nasas-hunch-partner-engage-youth-advanced-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>NASA and SME have joined forces to get more youth engaged in advanced manufacturing and ultimately encourage them to consider and pursue long-term careers in the industry.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/sme-and-nasas-hunch-partner-engage-youth-advanced-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/sme-and-nasas-hunch-partner-engage-youth-advanced-manufacturing#comments Education / Training Workforce The Latest Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:08:00 +0000 639261 at http://www.industryweek.com Closing the Skills Gap with Plant Tours, Pep Talks and Child Care http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/closing-skills-gap-plant-tours-pep-talks-and-child-care <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Women fill only 10% of advanced manufacturing jobs. How one Ohio-Kentucky group is trying to change that. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/closing-skills-gap-plant-tours-pep-talks-and-child-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/closing-skills-gap-plant-tours-pep-talks-and-child-care#comments Education / Training Corporate Culture Recruiting / Retention Leadership Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Mon, 10 Apr 2017 18:47:00 +0000 637401 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Stephanie Sears,&nbsp;a single mom of three, earned certified production technician certification through the Raise the Floor program and is now working on a manufacturing technology degree.&nbsp;</p> Mary Strubbe Working with High School Students, and Other Wisdom from a Super-Trainer http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/working-high-school-students-and-other-wisdom-super-trainer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Starting a high school internship program in manufacturing is not for the faint of heart, Kyocera SGS Precision Tools’ Gary Miller knows. How to do it, and do it well.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/working-high-school-students-and-other-wisdom-super-trainer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/working-high-school-students-and-other-wisdom-super-trainer#comments Education / Training Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Fri, 31 Mar 2017 20:15:00 +0000 626961 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The KSPT&nbsp;headquarters in Munroe Falls, Ohio, has an on-site training center with a bounty&nbsp;of course offerings. The SGS on the sign is from its previous owners; the company was acquired by Kyocera&nbsp;a year ago.</p> Kyocera SGS Precision Tools Even In New Digs, Immelt Paints As Big a Picture As Ever for GE http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/even-new-digs-immelt-paints-big-picture-ever-ge <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Just blocks from his new office (no longer “palatial” and no longer in Connecticut), General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt goes long on digital disruption, how to operate globally after all these years, and how the Trump Administration could affect manufacturing for years to come.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/even-new-digs-immelt-paints-big-picture-ever-ge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/even-new-digs-immelt-paints-big-picture-ever-ge#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Education / Training Strategic Planning & Execution Teamwork Regulations Global Economy Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Supply Chain Technology Workforce The Latest Fri, 31 Mar 2017 10:00:00 +0000 626051 at http://www.industryweek.com <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/uploads/2014/08/openquote-iw.png") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; } </style> </p> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>We want to do analytics on top of our assets, we want to go back into the supply chain through additive, and that&rsquo;s what I would call a digital industrial company. When I became CEO in 2001, we did insurance, media, industrial, plastics, everything. We were a conglomerate, and now we&rsquo;re a digital industrial company.&quot;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Jeff Immelt</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> Chairman and CEO<strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>Organization:</strong> General Electric<strong> </strong></p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek <a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-leader-week" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></strong> highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> <hr /> Mark Wilson, Getty Images; illustration: Bill Szilagyi, IndustryWeek With a Little Fanfare, FCA Opens Worker Academy in Indiana http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/little-fanfare-fca-opens-worker-academy-indiana <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Tipton, Indiana, training center will focus on continuous improvement.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/little-fanfare-fca-opens-worker-academy-indiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/little-fanfare-fca-opens-worker-academy-indiana#comments Continuous Improvement Education / Training Operations Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:49:00 +0000 614601 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Guests participate in a bike build training simulation to teach workplace organization skills.</p> Building Technology—and a Workforce—for the Long-Term at Schaeffler http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/building-technology-and-workforce-long-term-schaeffler <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The German precision parts supplier's president of automotive Americas talks about the company's electrification research and overcoming skills gap challenges with apprenticeships and co-ops.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/building-technology-and-workforce-long-term-schaeffler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/building-technology-and-workforce-long-term-schaeffler#comments Education / Training Research & Development Innovation Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Workforce The Latest Tue, 21 Mar 2017 04:15:00 +0000 611381 at http://www.industryweek.com <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/uploads/2014/08/openquote-iw.png") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; } </style> </p> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>We had some challenges for skilled labor such as CNC operators, tool and die makers and electronic technicians, but we have an apprentice program that we have built up, and we train our own people. We invest heavily in those type of skills, as well as in our engineers.</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Marc McGrath</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> President, Automotive Americas<br /> <strong>Organization: </strong>Schaeffler Group<strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>Education:</strong> Mechanical Engineering, University of Akron</p> <p><strong>Other positions:</strong> President, Transmission Systems, North America, Luk</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek <a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-leader-week" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></strong> highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> <hr />