Articles & News on Workforce Development & Training

How Manufacturers are Turning a Page on Automation and AI Due to the Pandemic

  • by Max Versace
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At the height of the pandemic, the world was facing a state of emergency, the manufacturing industry was in crisis, and the global supply chain was on the brink of destruction. With factories in danger of being shut down worldwide and social distancing mandates in place, the demand for new technologies—and AI, in particular—skyrocketed.

IDS Vision Channel Provides Platform for Digital Live Sessions and Networking

  • News

"Knowledge increases when it is shared"–following this maxim, IDS is making its expertise as one of the leading manufacturers of digital industrial cameras free of charge and directly accessible on a new platform.

AMETEK Surface Vision Launches Remote Training for Smartview Customers

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AMETEK Surface Vision now offers remote training courses to provide safe, convenient instructions on how to get the best performance from its industry-leading online surface inspection solutions.

Manufacturers Must Adapt Workers’ Skills for Fast COVID-19 Recovery

  • by Claudia Jarret
  • Feature

Claudia Jarret, US country manager at EU Automation, explains that if manufacturers want to emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis, they mustn’t overlook the importance of reskilling their workforce for maximum economic recovery.

AVEVA Partners with OEG For Best in Class 3D Cloud-based Virtual Training

  • News

AVEVA Unified Learning boosts operator expertise with OEG Knowledge Library Content to support the shift to remote industrial worker learning as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

Honeywell Introduces Virtual Training Tool for Industrial Workers

  • by Melissa Landon
  • News

Honeywell announced the creation of the Immersive Field Simulator, a virtual reality training tool designed to produce a detailed facsimile of an industrial plant’s facility down to each pump, valve and touch screen.

In-Person ProMat 2021 Cancelled as Plans Power Up for ProMatDX

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ProMat will continue to deliver the unrivaled solution-sourcing, education and networking it is known for through a state-of-the-art digital expo–ProMat Digital Experience (ProMatDX).

Constellium Announces a Partnership with Project MFG to Empower the Future Generation of American Manufacturing

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Constellium has agreed to join Project MFG as a Technology Partner for its Next Generation Manufacturing Challenge Series.

Virtual Miles For Manufacturing Event Funds Education Programs

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In its ongoing support of the manufacturing technology community, IMTS–The International Manufacturing Technology Show launched a virtual Miles For Manufacturing (M4M) event in October— continuing through March 2021—that is designed to fund community-based organizations that champion under-represented, under-served students who participate in STEM and robotics programs in schools, in addition to directly funding STEM and FIRST™ robotics programs.

NUM Donates Advanced CNC System to Taiwan's National Formosa University

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NUM’s Taiwan subsidiary has donated a complete CNC hardware and software package to the National Formosa University in Huwei.