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Spring 2021 Manufacturing Classes Offer In-person Labs

Both Yuba and Sierra Colleges are offering in person advanced manufacturing labs because this is considered an essential profession. Sierra College Advanced Manufacturing spring courses: ADVM 0062 – Introduction to CAD/CAM ADVM 0063 – Design 2-D Mfg of 3-D Objects ADVM 0064 – Computer-Aided 2D Design ADVM 0066 – CNC Machining Level 1 ADVM 0067 […]

Sacramento Manufacturing Education November News Published

The November 2020 issue of the Edu2Mfg newsletter announces new resources for educators, summarizes National Manufacturing Day virtual tours, lists advisory meetings and industry webinars and offers other information relevant to instructors teaching advanced manufacturing courses. Read the Education to Manufacturing November 2020 issue Upcoming activities: Nov. 5 – 2-4 PM Regional Cross-Sector Workforce Advisory Meeting […]

New Virtual “Breakfast with a Manufacturer” Starts in November

With virtual tours being so successful on National Manufacturing Day, October 2, the regional Education to Manufacturing project will partner with SVMI and SME Sacramento Valley to offer monthly “Breakfast with a Manufacturer” remote events for college and high school classes. The first presentation will be held on Tuesday, November 17. Cal Reynolds, President of Snowline […]

Perry Campbell of SwissMak to Speak Nov. 17

In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Sierra College will host a Virtual Mentor Night on November 17 from 5:30 to 7 PM. Perry Campbell, CEO of SwissMak, an entrepreneur who developed a new CNC hybrid mill-turn center, will be the featured speaker. Through the Affiliate Mentor Program (AMP), local experts mentor budding entrepreneurs with immediate […]

CA Mobility Center Connects Employers to Interns

In partnership with the Sacramento Valley Manufacturing Initiative (SVMI) and other community organizations, the CA Mobility Center is piloting a Career Pathways Program in electric mobility and manufacturing and seeks employers to offer internships.  Thanks to the City of Sacramento and CARES Act, funding is currently available to offset the cost of the program. These costs […]

Valley Vision Reports on Manufacturing Day

The following article from the Sacramento Valley Manufacturing Initiative (SVMI) appeared in the Valley Vision 21st Century Workforce News – October 2020: (https://www.valleyvision.org/wp-content/uploads/SVMI_ManufacturingDay2020_VirtualTours.pdf) SVMI Members and Partners Give Virtual Tours on National Manufacturing Day As part of National Manufacturing Day on October 2, 2020, there were 474 college and high school students, who participated in […]

Mitigating COVID-19 – CMTC Webinar for Manufacturers Nov. 18

CMTC is presenting “Top Strategies for Mitigating COVID-19’s Toll on the Economy“ During this Nov. 18 webinar, CMTC answers – What exactly is happening with manufacturing across the state? And, how do we prepare for what comes next? Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) staff economists will offer guidance to California manufacturers in mitigating […]

Now Students can use Fusion 360® on Chromebooks™

Using Chromebooks™, students can now access Fusion 360®, announced Autodesk®. Any student, educator or design competition mentor with a Chromebook™, an Autodesk® account and an educational subscription can access the service. For more information, please refer to Autodesk’s FAQ. If you would like to provide students with access to Fusion 360® on their Chromebooks™, please email Autodesk representative, Di […]

October Shop Talk Provided Resources

On October 20, 2020, there were 18 participants on the Shop Talk zoom meeting. They discussed the results of Manufacturing Day and announced the Breakfast with a Manufacturer series that will continue virtual tours throughout the year. In addition, the Autodesk team described new developments to support educators during the pandemic, the new Edu2Mfg website […]

Attend the Beverage Industry Advisory Meeting on November 5

Beverage Industries will hold a cross sector advisory meeting for the greater Sacramento region on November 5 from 2-4 PM. The topic is Beverage Industries: Challenges & Opportunities, a Cross-Sector Workforce. The Fall Regional Advisory will feature new labor market information from the Centers of Excellence at Los Rios and a panel discussion of leading industry […]