Industry Market Trends

Fabricators & Manufacturers Assoc. Int'l to Hold Skills Gap Summit

April 29, 2013

One of the prominent manufacturing industry associations working on solving the manufacturing skills gap is the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International (FMA). One way to do this is aligning manufacturing education with the real-world needs of industry employers. To that end, the FMA will host an event called the T.E.A.M. (for Technology Educators And Manufacturers) Summit 2013 in Anoka, Minn., in late May. Read More

Industry Market Trends

Leadership Q&A Series: Patrick Cushing, Founder of WorkHands

April 29, 2013

ThomasNet, publisher of IMT Career Journal, on April 1 launched the ThomasNet North American Manufacturing Scholarship program to actively help the manufacturing sector close the STEM skills gap, providing up to 30 scholarships of $1,000 each to high-achieving students pursue their dreams in engineering, skilled trades, and supply chain management/business operations. Students have until July 1 to apply. Read More