Entries by Karen

Edu2Mfg Newsletter for May 2021

In the May 2021 newsletter, find out about the new SVMA manufacturing apprenticeship, Autodesk design challenge, Sierra College Mechatronics training for employers and the results of the manufacturing career fair. This edition includes other information on college grants, new certificate in Manufacturing Technology at Folsom Lake College and professional development opportunities. Read the Edu2Mfg May […]

Manufacturing Workforce is a Huge Challenge says CNN

According to a May 4, 2021 CNN Business article, American factories are desperate for workers and it’s estimated to be a $1 trillion problem. “Demand for goods is skyrocketing as the US economy reopens from the pandemic. But there’s a big problem: American factories can’t find enough people to do the work.” Read in CNN […]

April 2021 Newsletter for Manufacturers and Educators

In the April Advanced Manufacturing newsletter, learn about the impact Chris Potts of Kratos had on students at Consumnes Oaks High School. Also, a new manufacturing apprenticeship developed by the Sacramento Valley Manufacturing Alliance has been approved by the Department of Labor. In addition, find out about upcoming advisory meetings, career fairs, presentations and professional […]

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 […]