Opening minds to
ADVANCED MANUFACTURING
Makerminded is preparing students to fill the demand in the advanced manufacturing industry.

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14 Jun

The Power of Competition

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One of elements that makes the program successful is that it is driven by competition. Students can see how other schools stack up point wise, what activities they have completed, and what they have to do to take the lead. 

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14 Jun

Changing Industry

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The manufacturing industry is changing rapidly, and with those changes come new jobs. Studies have shown that if we don't enagage younger generations and get them excited in STEM related careers, we will be facing a skills gap. By 2020(?) 3 million avaliable jobs and only 1 million people qualified for employment in them. By engaging students early on, we can ensure that they are ready for those opportunties when they are avaliable.

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09 Jun

Fuel Efficiency - Nationwide Initiative

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The Obama Administration has finalized standards to increase fuel economy to the equivalent of 54.5mpg for cars and light-duty trucks by 2025, doubling the fuel efficiency of new vehicles. Issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, this new initiative will encourage innovation and investment in advanced technologies and the need for economic competitiveness to support high-quality domestic jobs in the auto industry.

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09 Jun

Technical Track for Middle and High School Students

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Studies have shown that students must be engaged and excited about STEM related fields early on in their academic careers. If we can engage them in middle and high school we can ensure that the next workforce has the right skills to be successful and fill the advanced manufacturing jobs.

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09 Jun

Limitless Opportunities in Manufacturing

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This isn't your fathers manufacturing..... The days of working away in a job-shop setting are over. The manufacturing industry is rapidly changing. Using a blend of modern technology and a systematic approach is creating a higher level of efficiency and a smoother process. The emerging opportunities are endless as companies are searching for ways to create products that are better and stronger while reducing their negative impact on the environment.

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