Pride in Producing Again: Constructing the Connecticut Manufacturing Comeback Grant Gives Goodwin The Green Light In an effort to reduce Connecticut’s manufacturing workforce discrepancy through education, on August 3, 2020, Goodwin University was awarded a subcontract from Hartford’s Capital Workforce … Continue reading Pride in Producing Again: Constructing the Connecticut Manufacturing Comeback
From textiles, tools, and timepieces to aerospace equipment and beyond, manufacturing in Connecticut has long been an important part of the Nutmeg State’s history. With automated technology and manufacturing advancements on the rise, companies and their employees seek to stay … Continue reading Making Moves in Modern Manufacturing through Apprenticeship Programs
Manufacturing is growing and ever-evolving field. Thanks to advancements in technology, manufacturers are turning up the production rates and moving full-steam ahead. If you’re interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing, you may be wondering if manufacturing school is worth … Continue reading Is Manufacturing School Worth It?
A manufacturing manager has one of the most important roles in their industry. These professionals oversee various manufacturing activities within a facility, ensuring that high-quality goods are being produced, and that employees are working in safe and satisfying environments. If … Continue reading Manufacturing Manager Salary Information
How Goodwin University’s School of Business, Technology, and Advanced Manufacturing Produced Masks, Shields, and a Sense of Community On a Sunday afternoon in mid-March, 2020, just as the COVID-19 pandemic was tightening its grip on Greater Hartford, Dr. Cliff Thermer, … Continue reading Small-Scale Manufacturing Leads to Protective Supply Success
It’s an exciting time for modern manufacturing. With advanced technology bringing us cutting-edge methods and faster-than-ever production rates, we are seeing a boom in this creative and evolving field. In fact, the Connecticut Department of Labor expects to see continued … Continue reading Considering a Production Management Degree?
The manufacturing industry is currently facing a shortage of skilled workers – workers who are trained and knowledgeable in their trade. According to a recent report by the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte, about 4.6 million jobs will need to be … Continue reading Considering a CNC Apprenticeship Program?
Modern manufacturing is an exciting, high-tech field for motivated and innovative people. If you want to work in an industry that is constantly evolving, and allows you to constantly create, then a career in manufacturing is undoubtedly for you! But … Continue reading 7 Reasons to Pursue Manufacturing in 2020
Many people believe that manufacturing jobs involve old factory settings and heavy duty machines. What many do not realize, however, is that the manufacturing industry has advanced substantially with the outpour of new technology. Today, manufacturing is not just a … Continue reading The Growing Relationship Between Manufacturing and Technology
There are currently more than 4,000 active manufacturing companies in Connecticut, and over 160,000 manufacturing workers employed across the state. However, there is still the need for more – more skilled, qualified workers to support and grow this booming field. … Continue reading Manufacturing Education Requirements in Connecticut
You want a hands-on career. You want to work in a field that is exciting, growing, and gives tangible results at the end of the workday. You want to join the manufacturing industry. With the focus on technology in today’s … Continue reading Why CNC Precision Machining is So Important
The Young Woman in the Weld Zone For many people, their path in life is not linear. On the way to the destination, we encounter deviations, distractions, and disruptions. In the midst of it all, we hold onto an anchor … Continue reading Student Success Story: Cheyenne Welsh, Welding Certificate Program
Student Success Story: Edwin Ortiz, Welding Certificate Program Sometimes the resilient walk among us within the stillness. Calm and confident in their own quiet nature, and without knowing it, there is strength in the silence of those sitting right beside … Continue reading Student Success Story: Edwin Ortiz, Welding Certificate Program
October officially marks Manufacturing Month in Connecticut. The state-wide initiative has been happening since 2011, to call attention to the growing field of manufacturing, and to the innovative, exciting careers within it. Now in its 8th year, Connecticut refers to … Continue reading October is Manufacturing Month!
According to the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA), there are “literally thousands” of unfilled, well-paying career opportunities within manufacturing facilities across the state. These careers are available to high school and college graduates, as well as those with advanced … Continue reading What is Modern Manufacturing and What Does it Mean for You?
Take a minute to look around you. Almost every object you see – whether that be a computer, a car, or a coffee machine – contains parts that are created by a machinist. Machinists work in manufacturing, setting up and … Continue reading Becoming a Machinist: Do You Have What it Takes?
CNC machinists are skilled workers whose work goes well-beyond the operating machine. They are the talented designers, mathematicians, and innovators of the manufacturing industry who are helping to build today’s most advanced products. If you are a creative person who … Continue reading 5 Can’t-Miss CNC Training Courses
Anyone interested in an exciting, hands-on career in manufacturing may want to consider becoming a welder. Welding is an age-old profession that has been around for hundreds of centuries, and is not going away any time soon. Don’t let the … Continue reading 5 Welding Skills Employers are Seeking in New Hires