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Manufacturing News

NEXTWORK Since 2015, representatives from the manufacturing sector, K-12 education, and higher education have been working collaboratively to form a partnership to improve career and workforce development in Lake and Geauga Counties. Manufacturing is 40% of Lake County’s workforce, supporting over 33,000 jobs and it is estimated that 25% (or over 8,000 jobs) of the workforce will be retiring in the next 10 years. In Geauga County, 193 manufacturers are...
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Alliance for Working Together Foundation Receives AT&T Aspire Contribution for RoboBots Program Funding will help students understand how STEAM skills can benefit their future careers   MENTOR, Ohio (Oct. 19, 2017) — AT&T* was joined today by State Sen. John Eklund for the announcement of a $6,000 AT&T Aspire contribution to the Alliance for Working Together Foundation for its RoboBots program. Through the RoboBots program, students work with a manufacturing...
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Here’s another great article sampling of data about how The Trades are growing in need but not in worker supply. “Skilled trades show among the highest potential among job categories, the economic-modeling company Emsi calculates. It says tradespeople also are older than workers in other fields — more than half were over 45 in 2012, the last period for which the subject was studied — meaning looming retirements could result...
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AWT is so proud to be a part of the National Robotics League. The new brand, Full-Contact Innovation, summarizes why combat robotics is a big part of what we do. “Sparks fly. Metal crunches. A wheel pops free and ricochets off the Lexan barrier. Competitors grimace—then grin. And in the aftermath of battle, the participants walk away with a deeper, real-world understanding of science. Of technology. Of engineering. Of math....
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We’re excited about this year’s ThinkManufacturing Student Expo!  As always it promises to be a great event for students, teachers, and business. Local manufacturers will have booths to showcase careers at their facilities to students from across Lake County.  Since this event is during the daytime, it’s a field trip, so we have an idea how many students will be attending. In order to make sure every student gets a...
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