What is welding certification, and is it required to become a welder? Which welding certifications are open to aspiring or current professionals? Find out! Continue reading Welding Certification Guide: What It Is, What’s Required, and the Benefits
Within manufacturing, there are careers in CNC, welding, robotics, quality assurance, and more. Learn the types of manufacturing paths you can pursue today. Continue reading 7 Types of Manufacturing You Can Pursue Today
Both mechanics and machinists enjoy innovative, hands-on careers. Learn the differences between the machinist vs. mechanic career path. Continue reading Mechanic vs. Machinist: Which Path is Right for You?
Manufacturing managers help the economy thrive. Learn about the importance of manufacturing management, production management, and more. Continue reading Why is Manufacturing Management Important?
Stanley Black & Decker named Goodwin University a Makers Grant Recipient, which will help fund manufacturing training programs in Hartford. Learn more. Continue reading Goodwin University is Named an Inaugural Stanley Black & Decker Makers Grant Recipient
Trade jobs are growing in demand. From education requirements to professional certification, learn how to get a trade job in today’s competitive workforce. Continue reading How to Get a Trade Job in a Competitive Workforce
When working in any industry, a management position is often the goal. Great managers have the unique ability to inspire their employees, guide team members, direct daily operations, and lead a company to success. In manufacturing, managers are critical to … Continue reading The Manufacturing Manager Job Description: What Do They Do?
When we talk about “worth,” we are assigning value to something. We are trying to understand what value it will bring to us, and whether it will prove useful or meaningful in our life. If you are asking, “Is trade … Continue reading Is Trade School Worth It? Pros and Cons to Consider
Awesome things are made in Connecticut. From aircraft engines and submarines to buttons and baked goods, manufacturing in Connecticut is thriving! Manufacturing industry technology is getting leaner and it’s getting greener. Modern production techniques create considerably less waste. Products can … Continue reading Salary Information for CNC Machinists
When many people think of manufacturing, they think of the old days of dangerous machinery and dark factory settings. They may think that manufacturing is not a stable career choice or, at least, not one where you can advance in … Continue reading Manufacturing Salary Potential in Connecticut and Nationwide
Manufacturing continues to be a booming industry here in the United States. Thanks to advancements in technology, manufacturers are forging ahead with rapid production rates every year. Whether you are a seasoned manufacturing worker, or looking to jump into this … Continue reading How to Become a Manufacturing Manager
Our world is going digital. Even though everything is “online,” there are still physical products that need to be produced. In fact, the rise of AI, automation, robotics, and other high-tech advancements in society means that we create more things … Continue reading 5 Exciting Mechatronics Careers You Can Achieve with a Certificate
Who Should Understand Blueprints? Five Ideas That Might Surprise You by Kyle Zachary, MSOL, Continuing Education Instructor, Goodwin University Blueprints are the basic tools for product specification and the fundamental expression of your client’s needs. Who in your company should … Continue reading Who Should Understand Blueprints? Five Ideas That Might Surprise You
What Is the Most Important Information in a Blueprint Title Block? The Debate Rages… by Kyle Zachary, MSOL, Continuing Education Instructor, Goodwin University Blueprints, technical drawings, engineering drawings… whatever you call them, they are packed with critical information and are … Continue reading What Is the Most Important Information in a Blueprint Title Block? The Debate Rages…
The manufacturing field is exploding. In fact, it has been said that our country is in the midst of our Fourth Industrial Revolution. Thanks to advancing technology, Artificial Intelligence, and the automation of nearly everything, we now have the power … Continue reading Top 6 Advanced Manufacturing Jobs & How to Achieve Them
Are you Practicing Continuous Quality Improvement? by Les Sinnock, Lead Quality Lab Technician, Goodwin University One of the ways that you can enhance the profitability of your company is to add a program of Continuous Quality Improvement. This strategy is … Continue reading Are you Practicing Continuous Quality Improvement?
Every day, we are surrounded by a vast array of manufactured goods. Smartphones and headphones. Cars and highways. Kitchen appliances, medical devices, and entertainment systems. We can thank all the dedicated manufacturing workers out there who bring these products to … Continue reading What Does a Quality Control Inspector Do?
CNC machining has changed manufacturing as we know it. It has led manufacturing to shift gears, bring in advanced technology, and create quality goods in safer working environments. CNC machining is a thriving field that is in need of skilled … Continue reading Why Study CNC Machining Today?