Conasauga River Watershed CleanUp April 21, 2018, Saturday, 9am to 12pm Go to calendar.
From the Century Foundation: The Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership has a track record of helping local economies get ahead. Thats why the Made in America Manufacturing Communities Act has bipartisan support to renew it. Read more.
From The Daily Tribune: Business leaders and local government representatives took a tour of the Shaw CreateCentre Wednesday as part of the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce’s annualManufacturers Appreciation Week program. The 67,000-square-foot facility on Douthit Ferry Road in West Cartersville opened lastOctober. The three-story, $24 million building hosts designers, marketers and innovationassociates for Shaw […]
From the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Manufacturing Innovation Blog: By Zara Brunner How do we reach the next generation, change their perceptions about manufacturing, and let them know about available career opportunities? Manufacturing Day and other initiatives are critical. Equally so is the time those of you in industry devote year-round in your […]
From Georgia Northwestern’s Bobcat Blog: Georgia Northwestern Launching Cybersecurity, Logistics, and Mechatronics in Catoosa County (Ringgold, Georgia) – For the better part of the last decade, Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) has been going through a process to add a sixth campus in Catoosa County, Georgia. On August 15, the process will be complete as […]
From Innovation Management: Author is suggesting that with the advent of the 4th industrial revolution children ought to start contributing to progress at the age of 6 years, through a learning-oriented but paid work for 3 hours per day, indeed with involvement in the hi-tech end of things. The future is now, and there is […]
From Advanced Manufacturing Media: An industry regarded as dirty, loud and dangerous must do more to attract young people with the skills needed for modern manufacturing, while companies should promote their technology in the 21st century as exciting, cutting-edge, clean, safe and fun, according to a panel of experts. Manufacturing businesses must also address a […]
From New America: As policymakers contemplate new ways to prepare students for college and careers, youth apprenticeship stands out as a compelling option. Research from New America’s Center on Education & Skills (CESNA) suggests youth apprenticeship is gaining steam in many states. In a new report, Youth Apprenticeship in America Today: Connecting High School Students […]
From the Atlantic: What if an office could be anywhere you wanted, at any time? And what would that mean for people, countries, and even robots? Work and specialized labor are at the heart of many issues related to globalization, immigration, and borders: People emigrate to new countries for work, and companies are increasingly firming […]
From the Appalachian Regional Commission Spotlight Western North Carolina has a long and proud heritage in the production of textiles and furniture, but the Regional manufacturing industry has been hit hard by automation and outsourcing. The Industrial Commons is revitalizing the manufacturing tradition through the Carolina Textile District, a multi-state network of small and medium-sized […]