Entries by Karen

New Manufacturing Apprenticeship Approved

The Department of Labor has approved a new manufacturing apprenticeship program developed by the Sacramento Valley Manufacturing Alliance. The program includes eight levels of apprenticeship competency and combines college coursework with on-the-job training. The skills include: Machining Safety ProcessCNC Machine Preventive MaintenanceProcess PlanningComputer Aided DesignComputer Aided Machining, Turning And MillingWorkholding Design And QualificationCNC Machine Set-UpTool […]

Manufacturing Career Fairs Will be Held in Sacramento

The Sacramento Valley Manufacturing Alliance (SVMA), the CA Mobility Center, Charles A Jones Career & Education Center, Asian Resources, Inc, LaFamilia Counseling Center, and the Greater Sacramento Urban League are partnering to host several manufacturing career fairs at various Sacramento locations in April. These free events are made possible by City of Sacramento CARES funding […]

Registration Deadline is April 23 for June NIMS Industrial Technology Maintenance

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) is offering an Industrial Technology Maintenance Course in Tucson, Arizona from June 7-11. Registration is due April 23. See the NIMS PDF flyer. Participants will learn to incorporate NIMS industry standards and industry-recognized credentials into curriculum: pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical systems/electrical control systems, maintenance operations, basic mechanical systems, and […]

Sierra College Advanced Manufacturing Advisory Meeting – April 6

Franz Veitschegger, Chair of Advanced Manufacturing, Sierra College, invites colleagues and industry partners to an Advisory meeting on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 from 5-7 PM. The meeting will be held on zoom.Please rsvp to Rachelle Smith, Career Education Liaison, at rsmithcel@gmail.com or 530 320-6347. Agenda: 5:00 Introductions 5:20 On ground classes and COVID Review of […]

Kratos Hosts March Breakfast with a Manufacturer

Kicking off the month of March, Chris Potts, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineer with Kratos, hosted Edu2Mfg’s “Breakfast with a Manufacturer.” Potts spent 35 minutes sharing his experience in engineering with the 23 students from Matt Winn’s, Consumnes Oaks High School in Elk Grove, Principles of Engineering A class. Kratos develops and fields transformative, affordable systems, […]

Join April 2021 CMTC Webinars

Quality 503: Improving Your Root Cause and Corrective Action Process April 13 – 11:00am Root cause analysis is a collective term that describes a range of tools and techniques used to uncover causes of manufacturing problems. It is a foundational element of Six Sigma, every Quality program certification, and an integral part of a manufacturer’s […]

CADENCE Defense Industry Manufacturing Internships will be Offered at Sierra College

Sierra College was selected to participate in the Governor’s Office Department of Defense (DoD) CADENCE grant student internship project. CADENCE project activities will focus on supporting California suppliers in the defense innovation and manufacturing base that are involved in the advancement of specific key technologies or supply chains including microelectronics, fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology, cyber, […]

March 2021 Edu2Mfg Newsletter

In the March 2021 newsletter, we report on the most recent Shop Talk where Randy Schuster, Design Hub, American River College, gave a presentation on using simulations for remote instruction and the Breakfast with a Manufacturer where Mike Bell discussed careers with Cordova High School students. In addition, Autodesk®, announced that Fusion 360® is now […]

CMTC Offers Shifting Gears Podcasts

The manufacturing industry is undergoing a revolution and CMTC can give you and your students as well as businesses insights through a series of podcasts. Featuring conversations from the field, Shifting Gears highlights manufacturers, consultants and industry experts from the modern world of manufacturing. These quarterly podcasts include trends, technology and experts’ perceptions to help […]