Blogs

The Annual RoboBoat Competition Continues to Gain Momentum Nationally in STEM Fields

The Annual International RoboBoat Competition has become more nationally known as the STEM workforce get closer and closer to retirement age and industries are looking to fill the gaps before its too late.

AutomationDirect Named STEM Education Awards Finalist

On September 11, 2014, The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announced AutomationDirect a Finalist in the Corporate Outreach category for the 2014 STEM Education Awards.

AME Announces Its Sponsorship of Manufacturing Day

A number of different national events will take place on Manufacturing Day to highlight manufacturing's impact on the world as well as give a sneak peak into different organizations.  Manufacturing companies and schools will open the door the public and offer tours of their facilities.

Three-Week Program for Chicago Students in Englewood Stirs Interest in STEM

While Englewood in Chicago, IL may not have the best reputation nationally, one program, SEEK, is changing that this summer.

STEM Children's Museum Exhibit Powers up Energy Education Through Play

Kids explore a pretend power grid and learn how to make smart energy choices.

Obama Mingles With a Giraffe at 'Maker Faire' to Promote STEM Education and Boost Manufacturing Industries

Today President Barack Obama mingled with a 17-foot electric giraffe. It was towering in the South Lawn of the White House as a symbol of innovation at the White House's first "Maker's Faire." 

STEM Job Seekers Need Look No Further

As the demand for more workers in manufacturing industries continues to climb, AME wants to connect professionals with the organizations that need their unique skills.

AME Announces New Scholarship For Students Interested in Manufacturing Careers

The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME)’s scholarship funding arm, AME Institute and Kronos Incorporated recently announced a new scholarship for students interested in manufacturing careers.

Lego and National Instruments to Overhaul STEM Education in America

Lego invests in redesigning the STEM revolution. They have maintained a relationship with National Instruments for over 20 years with the purpose of bringing hands-on learning to children in science, technology, engineering and math disciplines and continue to push for modern learning styles.

AME Leads the STEM Charge to Inspire Students to a Career in Manufacturing

Despite the recession, manufacturing industries continue to grow and the demand for highly skilled workers is on the rise. In order to inspire the next generation to meet this demand, AME is reaching out to schools across the U.S. to promote student growth and rewarding careers in manufacturing.