Technical Training Aids Adds Desktop Metal Line of 3D Printers

Technical Training Aids is excited to announce that we have added a line of affordable metal 3D printers to the line of printers we resell! Developed by Desktop Metal, we now bring you the ability to print in metal whether in the office or for production. More information will  be coming soon, but follow the link below to More…

Amatrol’s NIMS Program Provides Certifications in 9 Program Areas

Addressing the critical need for skilled maintenance technicians, NIMS has created nine stackable certifications in Industrial Technology Maintenance (ITM). Industrial Technology Maintenance Certifications Certifications are available in each of the following duty areas: Duty Area 1: Maintenance Operations Duty Area 2: Basic Mechanical Systems Duty Area 3: Basic Hydraulic Systems Duty Area 4: Basic Pneumatic More…

KY FAME’s 7 Steps to Solving the Manufacturing Skills Gap

KY FAME (Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education) is solving the manufacturing skills gap. This partnership of local manufacturers has created a sustainable pipeline of much needed skilled workers. Here is what they are doing – and it works. Step 1: Engage and listen to the needs of local manufacturers Common sense, right? But all More…

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…