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Thank you WVIZ for covering our 2017 Summer Manufacturing Institute! Ohio has a long history as a manufacturing state.  But to continue the tradition, the next generation needs to be ready and equipped to perform in the fast-changing manufacturing sector where today’s factories are cleaner and more dependent on technology than most of us yet...
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We came across this really lovely article that we thought summarizes what Bots is all about.  Thanks, Jamie Joy, Gina, and HGR! “…If you asked my dad, his greatest achievement wasn’t another trophy. It was the opportunity to instill in the next generation lessons in both the machining industry and in life, through a hunk...
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Sounds like a great name for a children’s book, doesn’t it? But thanks to the NRL’s relationship with Craftsman Tools, AWT was able to pass along word of the Craftsman Rumble. Craftsman Tools has offered to twelve National Robotics League teams $2500 in a Craftsman Tools Grant for tools, storage and more – all these...
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Are you free for lunch? Please join us! Source: AWT Speaker Series: May Tickets, Wed, May 17, 2017 at 11:30 AM | Eventbrite
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I just received a product update for a watch that I ordered.  I wanted to share with you the update because it reveals a lot about the manufacturing process and also how the supply chain works – and it’s geared to an average parent that doesn’t know anything about manufacturing. Check out the summary here...
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It was a great day and hope you all had as much fun as we did! We can’t possibly thank all of you enough but Lakeland Community College​, MC Grover, Timeless Photography, Mr. Hamman, volunteers, and spectators – thank you all for making it a great day. Final Standings: Best Documentation: Kenston High School​ Best...
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Highlight Video of 2017! Video of the whole event is here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_KmuUTcMlc Results:  http://thinkmfg.wpengine.com/robobots-junior-bots-2017-results/ News Herald article is here:  http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20170429/battling-robots-take-center-stage-at-lakeland-community-college-april-29 Photos of almost all the bots are here:   High School  Brackets are here:  http://challonge.com/2017_AWT_ROBOBOT_COMPETITION Junior Bots Brackets are here:   http://challonge.com/2017_AWT_JUNIORBOT_COMPETITION Official Event Photos are here at TimelessPhotographyOhio! Posters for this year will be made available...
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We thought this was interesting. “In the circular economy, products and by-products recirculate productively through reuse, remanufacturing, recycling and maintenance. Users of the Ohio Materials Marketplace can make or save money by finding a market for their unwanted materials and avoiding landfill tipping fees; buyers save money by having access to sellers’ discounted (or free)...
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“Battle of the Skills Gap: The Present vs. the Future” The current skills gap is one of skilled labor. These are your welders, assembly workers, electricians, machinists, etc. These are the people that are currently retiring and leaving the industry. Read more at the source: Battle of the Skills Gap: The Present vs. the Future
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