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VIBCO and SAMI Team Up

Check out this excerpt from a post on the VIBCO website about their partnership with the SAMI program. Recently,  VIBCO’s CMO Linda Kleineberg, and Machine Operator Antone Cherry, spoke to the Governor’s Workforce Board of Rhode Island to share their experiences with the SAMI (Shipbuilding/Marine Trades and Advance Manufacturing Institute) program. Their primary message was that SAMI provides exceptional value for […]

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Combating The Manufacturing Skills Gap

ToolingU, a division of SME, recently released the results of a survey titled Using Competency Models to Drive Competitiveness and Combat the Manufacturing Skills Gap. Once compiled, the survey results gave way to a plethora of useful information on how to possibly breath new life into the manufacturing industry. These results included statistics on what […]

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The Skills Gap Is Threatening To Slow US Competitivness

According to US News and World Report, the growing skills gap in the United States could be a bigger detriment than originally thought. As the current manufacturing work force begins to hit retirement age, it seems that many prospective employees do not have the necessary skills – including basic math and computer skills – to […]

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US Economy Floats On As Manufacturing Industry Adds Jobs

Although the United States economy only added 74,000 jobs in December 2013 – down from the average gain of 214,000 per month – there are still signs that the economy is making a strong recovery. The job gains may not have been as impressive as the last few months, but US factories added about 9,000 […]

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