Industry Market Trends

AMT's Greg Jones: Think STEM

August 22, 2013

Early this summer, I attended the National STEM Solutions Conference in Austin, Texas. This was the second national conference focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, and having been to both, I can say there was definitely a noticeable difference in theme, attendee make-up, and tone this time. It was a strong indicator that many people are taking notice of STEM education’s importance. Read More

Industry Market Trends

Using Online Learning to Bridge the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

August 22, 2013

For U.S. manufacturing facilities to become and stay competitive, they need to cut waste, streamline their processes, and have well-trained employees. Though there has been a significant job loss within the manufacturing sector, the overall amount of goods being produced has remained fairly constant. This is the result of an increase in automated manufacturing processes and less manual effort by employees. Read More