Video resources relating to careers in mold making and manufacturing
- Cardinal Mfg Video
- Success In The New Economy
- What Manufacturing Means To America
- Why Not Me?
- Moldmaking Matters
- Skills AND College
- Local Molder Hires Veteran
- Mold Making - Your Road To Success
Filling The Skills Gap
Cardinal Manufacturing is an unusual high school program, setting an example for schools around the USA. This is the story of Cardinal Manufacturing, a metals class at Eleva-Strum Central High School in Wisconsin. The video and story from the September 2012 Modern Machine Shop magazine are shown below. Photos and video are by Creative Technology Corp.
This high school metals shop is self-sustaining, teaching the students using real-world work for area manufacturers. The students quote, manufacture, inspect, invoice, and deliver parts. This complete process not only teaches machining and other manufacturing techniques and processes, but also adds relavence.
Watch the video below and then read the article by clicking here.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) created this quick collage of people telling what manufacturing means to them.Read More
Here's a recent blog from Christina Fuges, Editor of MoldMaking Technology Magazine
with an inspirational video presenting careers in manufacturing.
Young moldmakers talk about their roles making a product used at the hospital for a co-worker's wife.
Watch the video below and then read the article by clicking here.Read More
Skills AND College
On April 29 2014 "Dirtiest Jobs" host Mike Rowe testified before the House Committee on Natural Resources. The committee met to discuss "American Energy Jobs: Opportunities for Skilled Trade Workers"
Video - Schaumburg, Illinois' PM Mold hires veteran
Mold Making - Your Road To Success
Throughout the United States, the plastics industry and mold manufacturers struggle with finding good, qualified help. Careers in mold manufacturing and related industries can be very lucrative, and benefit from an apprenticeship program where students earn an income while learning the trade. In this video, many young moldmakers talk about their exciting careers in different mold manufacturing companies around the USA.