New Rapid Prototyping Course Mirrors Industry Approach

As industries continue to expand their reliance on 3D Printing, it is important for classrooms to create experiences that mirror 3D printing in the workplace.  Familiarity with 3D printing is important in sparking individual creativity, but industry is looking for team members who know how to use 3D printing as a tool in a larger More…

Amatrol Releases Training Schedule for 2017

The Amatrol Technical Training Institute (ATTI), from the leader in technical training, Amatrol, has announced its training schedule for 2017. The full schedule can be viewed here, and includes the following courses: Basic Programmable Controllers: Allen-Bradley ControlLogix (AB5500) and CompactLogiz (AB5300) Basic Programmable Controllers: Siemens S7300 Series Fluid Power Advanced Fluid Power Basics Foundation Technologies More…

Workforce Development

A close look at American unemployment statistics reveals a contradiction: Even with unemployment at historically high levels, large numbers of jobs are going unfilled. Many of these jobs have one thing in common–the need for an educational background in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. A few years ago, four hundred hiring executives of major corporations More…

Social Media Highlights – August 2016

Stratasys debuts new 3D printing tech, partnerships with Ford and Boeing.https://t.co/Wwcl7TMorH pic.twitter.com/VTcl3ZH2kX — Tech Training Aids (@TTAGeorgia) August 25, 2016 Pictures from the ACTE Exhibit this week in Alabama Posted by Technical Training Aids, Inc. on Monday, August 1, 2016 Another successful 3D Printing Roadshow in the books! Thanks to all who came out to see More…

Stratasys Previews 3D Demonstrators Designed for Bigger, Lighter Auto and Aerospace Parts

Stratasys will be previewing demonstrations of next-generation manufacturing technologies at IMTS 2016 as part of its SHAPING WHAT’S NEXT™ vision for manufacturing. SHAPING WHAT’S NEXT builds on Stratasys’ industrial FDM® 3D printing expertise to respond to the needs of customers’ most challenging applications, addressing manufacturers’ needs to rapidly produce strong parts ranging in size from More…

Zeus 3D Printing

Zeus Returns to Throne 1,500 Years Later with Stratasys 3D Printing A fifth-century BC Greek statue, so massive and revered it was tagged as one of the “Seven Wonders of the Ancient World,” is being replicated – slightly smaller – by Stratasys 3D printers. The 3D printed version of the Statue of Zeus at OIympia, More…

U.S. Factory Production Rises for Second Straight Month

One major component of the health of the American economy is factory production. While not as big a component as it used to be during the heyday of American manufacturing, factory output is still important and an avidly-watched statistic by economists and analysts. According to Industry Week, factory production rose back in February for the More…