The largest manufacturing exposition and conference in the Northeast, EASTEC, wrapped up in West Springfield, Mass., on May 16 with a series of speaker sessions focused on workforce development. Students, educators, and manufacturing representatives filed into the Manufacturing Brilliance Theater to hear solutions for filling job vacancies and how to get students engaged in STEM and manufacturing.
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.
Supporting workforce and economic development in the Minneapolis-St. Paul region is a core priority for the Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership (Greater MSP), which is currently exhibiting in Germany at Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial trade show, ending Friday. Greater MSP, a public-private nonprofit partnership, has been promoting the region’s manufacturing sector at Hannover Messe, the grand-scale industrial event that consists of a lineup of leading trade fairs covering a number of different industries and markets. Read more