Innovate. Design. Make. Manufacturing Careers in Ohio

To Be or Not to Be

 

A maker can be defined as a person or thing that makes or produces something.  Creators, manufacturers, constructors, builders, producers, fabricators, inventors, architects, designers are all makers! Makers, builders and doers are derived of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds. Ordinary Americans that are able to help create solutions to challenges and perpetuate America’s economy when they have access to the resources they need.

“During National Week of Making, we celebrate the tinkerers and dreamers whose talent and drive have brought new ideas to life, and we recommit to cultivating the next generation of problem solvers.  Last year, at the first-ever White House Maker Faire, I called on leaders around our Nation to join in sparking a grassroots renaissance in American making and manufacturing.” President Obama.

Join the initiative June 17th – 23rd as hundreds of events celebrating home-grown ingenuity will be taking place around the country in libraries, museums, schools, universities, and community spaces.

 

For more information go to:
http://weekofmaking.org/

To post your event go to:
http://weekofmaking.org/events/post/

To view the Presidential Proclamation for the National week of making visit:
https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/06/11/national-week-making-2015

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Ohio Offers Practical Guides to Educators and Families to Support Modern Manufacturing Careers

By Diane Rossa
March 15, 2018 Category: General

Over the next decade, the United States will need to fill nearly 3.5 million manufacturing jobs, but 2 million jobs may go unfilled.

MAGNET Partners with National LIFT Initiative to Support Regional Manufacturers and Implement High School Internships

By Diane Rossa
August 30, 2017 Category: General

Cleveland, OH---LIFT (Lightweighting Innovations for Tomorrow) is one of nine manufacturing innovation institutes that make up Manufacturing USA. Encompassing five states including Ohio, LIFT is targeting the use of new weight-reducing technologies and materials in industries such as transportation, automotive, aerospace, defense, and bio-medical. Research shows that lighter materials can bring better performance benefits to a range of components and products critical to these sectors. Through the LIFT partnership, MAGNET provides students with work-based learning opportunities including paid internships in lightweighting-related companies throughout the full supply chain. It also provides a financial incentive to companies hiring students. Working with career technical schools and colleges, the project will demonstrate the value of this approach to address the skill shortages in advanced manufacturing and will result in an advanced manufacturing career pathway. MAGNET recently hosted

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