The first in-person IMTS in four years left the MMS editorial staff with a lot to digest. Here are a few of our takeaways from the show floor.
MMS Editorial Staff
, Modern Machine Shop
So far, Made in the USA has looked into system-wide effects of broken supply chains, automation, skilled workforce issues and our perception of manufacturing jobs — examining each topic through a prism of individual experiences. For this final episode for Season 1, let’s look at one more system-wide question and bring it back to personal perspectives: Is there today a new dawn, a new moment for American manufacturing?
The story of Geno and David DeVandry reflects the sea change in machine shop ownership facing this country as baby boomers reach retirement age. The change in leadership from father to son at their family-owned machine ship required a new mindset, a new way running the family-owned business, and that one generation let go and allow a new one to step in.
The first virtual career fair is scheduled for February 9, 2023, and the second will be held at a date to be determined later in the year.
The partners hope to play a critical role in preparing the workers needed to revive the advanced manufacturing industry in the U.S., including the semiconductor industry.
Mazak currently employs a total of 87 veterans within departments ranging from field service and parts to production and purchasing.
Job fair taking place Dec. 7, 2022, at St. Clair College in Windsor, Ontario, has open positions in CNC machining, mold and die and more.