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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.

Siemens Sponsors Initiative to Introduce Girls to Engineering

Siemens hopes to infuse more women into the engineering workforce.  And they have a great idea of how to do it.

How Demographics Affect Careers in STEM

How does your gender, marital status and family affect a career in science, technology, engineering and math?

Apple Steals Competitors' Engineers

New product development for Apple means a high-demand for engineers and managers at the plant level to continuously monitor these developments from its suppliers and manufacturers.

'Manufacturing Skills Connection' Aims to Bridge Skills Gap

A partnership between industry, education and government in Shelbyville, Ind., developed a new program that aims to bridge the manufacturing skills gap in the city and the nation.

Manufacturing Workforce Lacks Communication Skills

Hiring managers and human resource professionals were recently surveyed about recruiting, training and employment trends in manufacturing and distribution by LMA Consulting Group Inc. and APICS-Inland Empire.

Partnership Aligns STEM Education With Real-World Job Opportunities

Students and teachers now have free access to and an online catalog of millions of 3D digital parts from more than 400 manufacturers, which is based on CADENAS' widely-used PARTcommunity technology, to increase product design productivity for industrial manufacturers.

MakerBot Desktop 3D Printers for Every U.S. School

MakerBot is working in collaboration with DonorsChoose.org, America Makes and Autodesk to fulfill a mission to put a MakerBot Desktop 3D Printer in every school in America.