The manufacturing community will gather together March 22-25 in Los Angeles, CA, for the WESTEC®
Advanced Productivity Exposition. While the show will feature over 500 exhibitors, attendees may also go to the WESTEC Conference, held in cooperation with the Boeing Company, the Aerospace & Defense Manufacturing Pavilion, and the Software Pavilion. And if you're on the lookout for a new position, the Job Shop Pavilion will connect attendees with potential contract manufacturing employers. More information is available at this website: www.sme.org/westec.
A middle school team from Rochester, Mich., has again nabbed the grand prize in the annual international Future City Competition, which drew students from 37 regions of the United States, as well as from England and China.
The word “smart” is becoming the dumbest word around. It has been applied to almost every device and system in our homes. In addition to smartphones and smart meters, we now hear about smart clothing and smart shoes, smart lights, smart homes, smart buildings, and every trendy city today has its smart city project. Just because it has a computer inside and is connected to the Web, does not mean it is smart.
Are you being paid enough? Do you want a better job? According to a recent survey Manpower released just before Engineers Week, employers and engineers don't see eye-to-eye about the state of US engineers' skills and experience.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.