Next Generation

Manufacturing needs talented professionals! Plenty of careers are available for manufacturing engineers as well as trade professionals such as machinists and toolmakers. One of the challenges manufacturing employers face is that too few young people with aptitudes for science, mathematics and technology are discovering these fields. This page describes efforts to reach the next generation of manufacturing talent, and offers links to resources making the case for manufacturing careers.

Emerging Leader Justin Neumaier’s Vast Skillset Contributes to Company Growth
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Emerging Leader Justin Neumaier’s Vast Skillset Contributes to Company Growth

The skills Justin learned from earning his social work degree has helped him in his career as a machine shop manager, according to his nominator.
Manufacturing Matters Video Series
Your Career Can Make a Difference and Your Road to Success
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Is Gen Z the Answer to the Skills Gap?

There are signs this generation could be. But it might take effort on your part presenting your shop’s capabilities and career opportunities in different ways.

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Association Update: News and Reviews from Industry Organizations, December 2019

News and reviews from the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) and Canadian Association of Mold Makers (CAMM), and The Mold Technologies Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE).