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December 2020 News for Manufacturing Educators

Education to Manufacturing publishes a newsletter to keep employers and educators updated on on resources, webinars, events and other opportunities to work together to fill the skills gap for hands-on technicians and STEM employees in the the greater Sacramento region. Edu2Mfg is a California Community Colleges regional Advanced Manufacturing program. Read the Edu2Mfg December 2020 […]

Manufacturing Cares Offers Free 90 Hours of Training and Internship

Manufacturing Cares, a collaboration between The Charles A. Jones Career & Education Center, SVMI, Sacramento COVID Relief Workforce Recovery Program and the CARES Act, is providing training for those considering the manufacturing field. The free program includes:90 hours of intensive trainingFive instructional weeksA paid internship working in the manufacturing industry Participants will learn OSHA-10 safety […]

Students Inspired by Virtual “Breakfast with a Manufacturer”

After the positive response to virtual manufacturing tours on National Manufacturing Day, we are now offering monthly “Breakfast with a Manufacturer” online events. The first offering on November 19 featured Cal Reynolds, President of Snowline Engineering, in Cameron Park. Pete Delosa’s Introduction to Design Engineering class at Golden Sierra Junior-Senior High School in Garden Valley […]

Apply for DEWALT Trade Scholarships by December 14

The DEWALT Trades Scholarship program is awarding up to 20 — $10,000 scholarships to students pursing majors in various trade fields. To apply, students must: Be high school seniors, graduates or undergraduates Plan to pursue a degree/certificate in trade fields that align with Maker goals, such as, construction, motor/power sector, mechanics or technology Plan to […]

Shop Talk – Creative Solutions to Arranging High School Internships

During the November 2020 Shop Talk, Derek Lee with PilotCity described how they’ve been successful in setting up internships for high school students in San Leandro and other Bay Area cities. Students build hands-on projects in the classroom to address real problems faced by businesses and submit prototypes to the companies for consideration. Students are […]

CMTC Food and Beverage & Smart Manufacturing Webinars

Improving Food & Beverage Inspection with Automated Machine Vision December 8 at 10:30 – 11:30 AM PT Find out how machine vision can help Food & Beverage manufacturers gain real, measurable metrics. Register now  Smart Manufacturing Playbook: The First Steps for Implementation December 17 a 10:30 – 11:30 AM PT Learn how to implement smart manufacturing […]

Global Entrepreneurship Program Features CNC Inventor

Perry Campbell, CEO of SwissMak, was the featured speaker for Sierra College’s Global Entrepreneurship Week mentor night. Over 60 attended, watching the mill in action, meeting his staff, touring his facility and asking many questions of the team based in Taiwan. Campbell was a student who benefited from mentoring and resources to set up operations […]

See Sac State Mechanical Engineering Showcase

Gain ideas from the Sacramento State University Mechanical Engineering students’ end-of-semester presentations. Sacramento State is making the Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student and Senior Design Showcase examples available online. On Wednesday, December 2, the ME Graduate Student Showcase included five minute student poster presentations. The names of students and the titles of their poster presentations are available […]

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 […]