The county is working with architects and consultants on designing a new facility that will offer manufacturing training programs. “Toyota, HOLT CAT manufacturing, Caterpillar — those kinds of groups had a say in what spaces were actually developing for this because it’s really intended to be an industry-driven training facility,” said Dan Curry, director of…

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Inside Indiana Business features how the INFAME program works and gives details on recruiting for the inaugural 2021 class from Red Gold Director of Continuous Improvement Jon Adams and Major Tool & Machine VP of Human Resources Kendra O’Brien. To see the original piece, click here.

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The Advanced Manufacturing Career Pathways/AMT Conference will be held May 14-16 in San Antonio, Texas. May 14 is the travel-in day, with the main conference on the 15th and 16th. The AMCP/AMT Conference is intended primarily for: – Providers of the AMT program and its follow-on AMB (Business) and AME (Engineer) Program – Employers of…

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Hosted by Wabash Valley INFAME Chapter. Led by Dennis Dio Parker, founder of FAME.  PURPOSE OF THE ACADEMY • Provide professional development training for new staff (employers, education, and others) at existing programs • Provide professional development training for staff (employers, education, and others) at new programs that are starting. • Provide “How to” start-up…

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The Conclusion of the AMT Academy-2018 Hosted by Toyota Motor North America: Toyota is the original developer of the AMT, AMB and AME Programs; of the Advanced Manufacturing Career Pathways; and is the co-founder of FAME, the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education. Purpose of the Academy Provide professional development training for new staff (employers, education,…

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by Lara Copeland, contributing writer, Inside Rubber Between ever-changing technology and the retirement of a substantial portion of the skilled workforce, the US is experiencing a shortage of qualified workers in manufacturing. To help fill the thousands of manufacturing jobs that remain vacant each year, initiatives are being set in place across the country to…

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Austin Wilhite comes from a woodworking family. But even a few years ago, when he was a teen working in his uncle’s framing business, Austin Wilhite couldn’t have imagined that an apprenticeship program would lead him to a career in maintenance and manufacturing. Today, in his role as a Multicraft Maintenance Technician at Toyota Alabama,…

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Terry McKelvey has always liked making things. Born in Huntsville, Alabama, he worked two part-time jobs in high school that showed him what modern manufacturing looked like. And when FAME program leaders visited the facility where he worked, he discovered the path to a full-time, long-term career. The FAME program trains students of all…

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