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
In the digital age, with a young generation driven by technology, there still remains the need for tangible goods. Enter, the thriving field of manufacturing. If you’re looking to step into a career that offers exciting, hands-on, and often high-tech … Continue reading 5 High-Paying Manufacturing Jobs You Can Land with a Bachelor’s Degree
If you’re an aspiring manufacturing worker who enjoys working with technology and advanced machinery, you may be interested in a career in CNC machining. But what do CNC machinists actually do? What are some of the skills you’d need to … Continue reading CNC Machinist Duties You May Not Know About
If you are looking for an exciting, hands-on career that offers a variety of projects and daily tasks, you may be considering a career in manufacturing. And if you want a rewarding job that will offer success, diversity and plenty … Continue reading Do Welders Need to be Certified? What You Should Know About Welding Certification in CT
Goodwin Mobile Lab Hosts Manufacturing Matters By Dr. Al Pucino, Goodwin College On February 19, 2019, Goodwin College’s Mobile Manufacturing Lab was host to the Manufacturing Matters monthly podcast, sponsored by Simsbury Bank. During the podcast, the benefits of onsite … Continue reading Goodwin Mobile Lab Hosts Manufacturing Matters
Today, CNC lathe training and CNC milling training are each synonymous with a successful career in CNC machining. These two methods are vastly used (and highly valued) in the ever-evolving manufacturing industry – and, as a result, are important steps … Continue reading CNC Lathe and Milling Training: What You Can Expect
The state of the economy has changed the world of manufacturing as we know it. Today, industry leaders must confront new challenges, such as a growing global market, reduced product life cycles, and the consumer’s interest in diverse, high-quality products. … Continue reading 5 Types of Manufacturing Management Careers
CNC machinists play an important role in our ever-evolving world of manufacturing. They are highly-skilled workers who know how to read blueprints, work computer-aided machinery, and produce highly valued products using their skills. They have the ability to take a … Continue reading CNC Machinist Certification: Is It Necessary in Connecticut?
If you want a career that is creative, innovative, and hands-on, you may be wondering how to get into welding. From local repair shops to big industrial factories, welders put their set of specialized skills to work every single day … Continue reading How to Get Into Welding, the Right Way
Welders are some of the most vital workers in the manufacturing industry. And over the past few years, many skilled welders have been reaching retirement age – leaving plenty of job opportunity for trained and skilled professionals. In fact, just … Continue reading The Complete Student Guide to Welding Careers
Are you interested in becoming a machinist or machine operator, and looking for a trade school to help kickstart your career? Learn the difference between a machinist trade school and a comprehensive, career-focused CNC machinist training program. Machinists play a … Continue reading Considering a Machinist Trade School for CNC?
Goodwin College CNC student David Henry spent most of his working career as a mechanic, examining how things functioned and putting his knowledge into practice as a fixer and a builder. Two years ago, David decided the time was right … Continue reading Putting It Together: David Henry Provides a “Helping Hand”
The welder job description is a multi-faceted one, involving everything from mathematics to machine operation, to design and all things metalwork. If you are interested in becoming a welder, you should expect a very hands-on workday. Welding is both innovative … Continue reading The Welder Job Description
Welding is one of the most impactful areas of the manufacturing industry – contributing to the creation of airplanes, automobiles, space crafts, bridges, building structures, oil rigs, wind turbine towers, and really, all things metal. You see, welders aren’t just … Continue reading 10 Types of Welding Careers You’ll Want to Know About
Are you interested in pursuing a career as a welder? That’s good news because there is currently a high demand for trained manufacturing workers across the nation, and especially in Connecticut. That said, the skills gap still exists. In Connecticut, … Continue reading The Welding Job Outlook in Connecticut