IMT Career Journal is live at EASTEC 2013, sponsored by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). Over 14,000 visitors and 550 exhibitors have gathered in West Springfield, Mass., for one of the largest metal fabricating and machining trade shows on the East Coast, which runs May 14-16. In addition to the showcase of cutting-edge technologies that will sustain U.S. manufacturing in the 21st century, this year’s EASTEC has a focus on education and the skills gap.
IMT Career Journal’s lead reporter Beth Goodbaum speaks to Ted Bauer about his role as a program manager of workforce development programs at the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP). Bauer talks about how to solve the manufacturing workforce skills gap. For more on MassMEP, visit http://www.massmep.org.
And stay tuned for more coverage on IMT Career Journal at http://www.thomasnet.com/journals/career.