Education / Training http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6627/more en Programming Cobots More Accessible with Free Online Training http://www.industryweek.com/technology/programming-cobots-more-accessible-free-online-training <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The online training modules provide the basic foundation for all UR robot training at Whirlpool’s plant in Ohio.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/programming-cobots-more-accessible-free-online-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/programming-cobots-more-accessible-free-online-training#comments Education / Training Technology The Latest Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:18:00 +0000 577831 at http://www.industryweek.com Universal Robots Intel Dropped Its Science Fair. Bad Idea http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/intel-dropped-its-science-fair-bad-idea <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Science is becoming increasingly cross-disciplinary, and increasingly international — so the earlier students start building their networks, the better, and attending research competitions can be a first opportunity to find friends with similar interests.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/intel-dropped-its-science-fair-bad-idea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/intel-dropped-its-science-fair-bad-idea#comments Companies & Executives Education / Training Leadership Workforce The Latest Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:31:00 +0000 575451 at http://www.industryweek.com Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images Sequoia-Backed China Robot Startup Said to be Raising New Funds http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/sequoia-backed-china-robot-startup-said-be-raising-new-funds <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Makeblock is among a flurry of companies including Pearson Plc, Lego Group and Sony Corp. vying for a cut of the so-called STEM-learning industry.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/sequoia-backed-china-robot-startup-said-be-raising-new-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/sequoia-backed-china-robot-startup-said-be-raising-new-funds#comments Education / Training Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Technology The Latest Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:05:00 +0000 572321 at http://www.industryweek.com IBM to Train 25 Million Africans for Free to Build Workforce http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/ibm-train-25-million-africans-free-build-workforce <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“Africa will have the largest workforce by 2040 and IBM wants to lay the foundation blocks to build a digital workforce,’’ said Juan Pablo Napoli, head of IBM Skills Academy.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/ibm-train-25-million-africans-free-build-workforce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/ibm-train-25-million-africans-free-build-workforce#comments Education / Training Expansion Management Workforce The Latest Wed, 08 Feb 2017 18:22:00 +0000 557621 at http://www.industryweek.com IBM Made in USA: Growing Panes for a High-Tech Window Company http://www.industryweek.com/sageglass <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>SageGlass was bought by a French company but its manufacturing remains in the United States. Operations director David Pender talks about the pros and cons of this arrangement.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/sageglass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/sageglass#comments Education / Training Research & Development Strategic Planning & Execution Innovation Leadership Operations Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Tue, 07 Feb 2017 03:18:00 +0000 554371 at http://www.industryweek.com SageGlass Is This the Real Life? Is This Just Fantasy? AR Hits Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/ar <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manufacturers of all sizes are starting to explore augmented reality, and some have been building for years toward a full-scaled deployment. But is the tech actually making an industrial difference yet?</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/ar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/ar#comments Digital Tools Education / Training Emerging Technologies Engagement Technology Workforce The Latest Wed, 01 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000 546401 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The DAQRI smart glasses were introduced in December and are one of a handful of new pieces of hardware poised to drive greater adoption of augmented reality in manufacturing in 2017.</p> Daqri Humtown Adds Large-Scale 3DP for Sand Molds, Cores http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/humtown-adds-large-scale-3dp-sand-molds-cores <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Humtown Products subsidiary Agile Casting Solutions in Leetonia, OH, cut the ribbon on its new ExOne S-Max printer, one of the largest in the U.S. producing sand molds, cores, and patterns.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/humtown-adds-large-scale-3dp-sand-molds-cores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/humtown-adds-large-scale-3dp-sand-molds-cores#comments IndustryWeek Wire Foundry Management & Technology Small & Mid-Size Manufacturers Education / Training Innovation Technology Workforce The Latest Wed, 01 Feb 2017 15:38:00 +0000 545141 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The ExOne S-Max has a 1,800x1,000x700-mm / 70.9x30.4x27.6-in. build area (LxWxH), with a build speed of 2.12-3.00 ft3/hour.</p> Joel Lewis, YSU San Diego Tackles Workforce Education and Housing http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/san-diego-tackles-workforce-education-and-housing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Public/private collaborations that incorporate new ideas and innovative programs for solving the housing affordability crisis, solving the skills gap in workforce development, and educating the next generation of youth for STEM careers make San Diego a role model for other regions.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/san-diego-tackles-workforce-education-and-housing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/san-diego-tackles-workforce-education-and-housing#comments Ideaxchange Education / Training Workforce The Latest Wed, 01 Feb 2017 15:36:00 +0000 546561 at http://www.industryweek.com Digital Manufacturing Gets Its First Open Online Course http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/digital-manufacturing-gets-its-first-open-online-course <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The MOOC, developed between UI Labs and University of Buffalo, is designed to help manufacturing workers, executives and students better understand digital connectivity as it applies to industry. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/digital-manufacturing-gets-its-first-open-online-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/digital-manufacturing-gets-its-first-open-online-course#comments Digital Tools Education / Training Technology Workforce Skilled Worker Shortage The Latest Fri, 27 Jan 2017 17:14:00 +0000 540711 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Workshops for Warriors Aims to go National http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/workshops-warriors-aims-go-national <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With a successful start in California training veterans for manufacturing jobs, Workshops for Warriors sets its sights on expansion across the nation.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/workshops-warriors-aims-go-national" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/workshops-warriors-aims-go-national#comments Education / Training Workforce The Latest Wed, 11 Jan 2017 20:55:00 +0000 519011 at http://www.industryweek.com