6 Key Themes & Take-Away’s from IMTS 2022 (Chicago, IL USA)

After 4 long, isolating and truly strange years, IMTS was back and in full swing after being absent in 2020 for COVID-related reasons. I was fortunate enough to have an entire day to explore the 1300+ exhibitors in the over 1.3 Million square feet of space at the McCormick Center in Chicago, Illinois. With so many exhibitors and conferences packed into IMTS, I planned by day and set out to Chicago. Here are among just some of the trends and major themes I saw during my time in the Windy City!

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Baker Industries and Lincoln Electric Additive Solutions Establish Strategic Relationship with GA-ASI on Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing Feasibility Study

MACOMB, MI – Baker Industries, a Lincoln Electric Company, and Lincoln Electric Additive Solutions (LEAS) today announced a new strategic relationship with General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) on a research and development project exploring the feasibility of wire-arc additive manufacturing (WAAM) for producing steel layup tooling used in the manufacturing of composite lamination for GA-ASI’s […]

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Part 2: The “Alternative Route”

As a high school senior, I can vividly recall a huge influx of direct-mail flyers, emails, TV/social media ads, and other various outlets bombarding me with content for the “coolest” colleges in my area.

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Women in Welding – Paige’s Story (Part 1)

Often times one of the most difficult decisions for a high school student is when they are faced with choosing a path after finishing school. At this age, you are just starting to get a feel for what you like, and are typically just beginning to peek into what tangible skill sets you possess.

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Bridging the Skills Gap @ Long Beach City College

One topic I’ve briefly touched on in the past is the “skills gap” that exists within the manufacturing sector of the American workforce. Essentially, this gap is a shortage of industrial-trained workers between baby boomers and the younger, millennial/Gen Z generation.

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