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LIFT and Amatrol Announce National Rollout of IGNITE: Mastering Manufacturing Advanced Manufacturing Curriculum for High Schools

...the advanced manufacturing workplace. DETROIT – In response to the significant need for employees with “upscaled” knowledge and skills in the advanced manufacturing environment, LIFT, the Detroit-based National Manufacturing Innovation...... Learn More

Industry-Standard Certifications Can Jump-Start or Fast-Track Your Career in Advanced Manufacturing

...dramatically things have changed. Several Industrial Revolutions later, modern advanced manufacturing facilities represent the new frontier of advanced technology and its application to the manufacturing process. The Future Is Now...... Learn More

IGNITE: How To Spark Student Interest and Light the Fire that Leads to Career Success

...abounds for today’s students to find future careers in the expanding world of advanced manufacturing. The need for advanced manufacturing skills training is clear. IGNITE: Mastering Manufacturing is the program...... Learn More

Your Next Career: Why Manufacturing Makes Sense

...manufacturing industry and 12 percent less likely to view the manufacturing industry as being in decline.”   But I Have a College Degree… Another common objection to considering advanced manufacturing...... Learn More

IGNITE: Next-Level Career Exploration & Preparation

...a similar impact on manufacturing. IGNITE: Mastering Manufacturing Amatrol developed IGNITE: Mastering Manufacturing to be a comprehensive advanced manufacturing training program that both provides career exploration opportunities and equips high...... Learn More

2020 Vision: A Look Ahead at the Future of Manufacturing

...advanced manufacturing facilities, though, is the exact opposite. According to a recent Manufacturing Lounge article, “manufacturers of today are innovators, creators, designers and critical thinkers…[but] [m]any people’s perception of manufacturing...... Learn More

Skill Boss Manufacturing: 4 Reasons Your Training Program Needs It

...field of Manufacturing, few certifications are as meaningful as MSSC’s Certified Production Technician program. Recognized nationally and industry-led, the CPT program prepares students for advanced manufacturing production at the front-line....... Learn More

Skill Boss Training and Assessment Systems for Manufacturing & Logistics

...assessment tool. “Colorful and multifaceted, Skill Boss (Manufacturing) will be more fun than a robot for many students, and will encourage them to enter a career pathway in advanced manufacturing,”...... Learn More

Supply Chain 4.0: How to Attract and Develop Skilled Workers for the Digital Supply Chain

...keep pace with the rapid transformations taking place in the advanced manufacturing sector, the supply chain needs to get moving. “There is simply no time to waste when it comes...... Learn More

5 Ways to Update Your CTE Program for an Uncertain Future

...highly-skilled, high-pay jobs available in advanced manufacturing. The IGNITE program exposes students to the many different facets of modern advanced manufacturing. The program also teaches students the valuable, uniquely-human “soft...... Learn More

Where Are All the Highly-Skilled Workers?

...in manufacturing careers. However, manufacturing as a whole suffers from ongoing negative image problems. What do most Americans think of when they envision a career in manufacturing? Too often, the...... Learn More

Giving Career Advice to Students: What Skills Will Students Need To Be Successful in the Jobs of the Future?

...roles can be found in any advanced manufacturing facility. What New Jobs Will Industry 4.0 Create? As advanced manufacturing facilities leverage the Internet of Things and increased automation to improve...... Learn More

Amatrol and GE Appliances support new lab for Bullitt County students

...too few programs prepare students for careers in manufacturing. The Industrial Maintenance Advanced Manufacturing Lab at the Bullitt County Area Technology Center will be used by students pursuing the Industrial...... Learn More

Training Tomorrow’s Workforce Starts Today

...transform workplaces into shining examples of the wonders of automation. With this machine-driven future clearly in sight, we must begin to talk about automated manufacturing rather than advanced manufacturing. These...... Learn More

Looking Ahead to Manufacturing Trends in 2019

Take a bow, Manufacturing – you’re looking good! Over the past eight years, manufacturing created roughly 1.1 million jobs, bouncing back from the sector’s abyss experienced during the Great Recession....... Learn More

Guiding Students toward the In-Demand Skills & Roles of the Future

...roles can be found in any advanced manufacturing facility. New Roles Of course, as advanced manufacturing facilities leverage the Internet of Things and increased automation to improve productivity and efficiency,...... Learn More

Dual Enrollment Programs Pave the Pathway to Career Success

...industrial training lab with real-world advanced manufacturing and green energy training equipment. Credits & Certifications The two dual enrollment programs currently available focus on welding and advanced manufacturing. For example,...... Learn More

Equipping a CTE Lab: How To Teach Process Control Skills

...and decrease environmental impacts. Process control systems can be found in virtually any advanced manufacturing facility, although they’re particularly important to certain continuous production industries, such as power generation, oil...... Learn More

Are Your Students Prepared To Work in a Smart Factory?

...paint a very different picture than the one just described. Today’s advanced manufacturing facilities combine the best of human ingenuity with advanced technologies that demand skilled workers operating in a...... Learn More

National Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program Certifies First Apprentices in IN

Jessica Schafer, a recent Industrial Manufacturing Technician graduate, uses a CNC machine at Amatrol National Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program Certifies First Apprentices in Indiana Amatrol became the first company in Indiana...... Learn More

Amatrol, the National Leader in Manufacturing Training, Expands Partnership with LIFT, Joins as a Member

...announced today that Amatrol, the national leader in advanced manufacturing training equipment and interactive, multimedia e-learning courses, has joined LIFT as a Silver Member, expanding its long-term relationship with the...... Learn More

New Study Supports the Promise of Apprenticeships

...a wide variety of people for high-skill, high-pay jobs. Kentucky FAME In 2010, the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) got its start when Toyota Motor North America and a...... Learn More

Could Automation Revive Manufacturing Apprenticeships?

...a manufacturing facility. As manufacturers add more and more machines to their production facilities, they also need more and more highly-skilled humans to work alongside them. As advanced as they...... Learn More

Preparing for a Career in Supply Chain Automation

...robots taking over the world? Well, you might not think they’re so far-fetched if you take a peek inside the walls of the most advanced manufacturing facilities around the world....... Learn More

Amatrol and MSSC Labor Day Gift to the Nation

...Boss Manufacturing will be more fun than a robot for many students, and will encourage them to enter a career pathway in advanced manufacturing.” In addition to its flexible design,...... Learn More

Training the Future Workforce: We’re Not in Kansas Anymore

...of her comfort zone in a new, unfamiliar environment. Similar words might be spoken today by someone experiencing a modern advanced manufacturing facility for the first time. The technology changes...... Learn 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...... Learn More

CTE Partners: How Can Employers Help Educators Develop Relevant Career and Technical Education Programs?

...comprehensive programs focused on teaching students the skills they need to thrive in either advanced manufacturing (Advanced Manufacturing Fundamentals (AMF)) or technologically-advanced Industry 4.0 jobs (Industry 4.0 Fundamentals (I4F)). Click...... Learn More

Training for the Future: How CPT and CPT+ Certifications Can Enrich Professional Development

...long as you know where to look. Currently, the Advanced Manufacturing sector is facing a “skills gap”, meaning there aren’t enough qualified workers to fill open positions. As it stands,...... Learn More

STEM Holds the Key to Preparing Students for the Jobs of the Future

...cannot be underestimated. In fact, experts predict that, by 2027, the number of STEM jobs will grow by 13%, with computing, engineering, and advanced manufacturing jobs leading the way. This...... Learn More

Using eAssessment To Bridge the Skills Gap with Targeted Training

...problem is that there aren’t enough qualified, highly-skilled workers for those new advanced manufacturing careers. This problem is what those in manufacturing refer to as the “skills gap.” According to...... Learn More

Are Today’s Students Doing College Backwards?

...important to provide them with the latest information on opportunities available in high-demand fields where good-paying jobs are plentiful. For example, technology has greatly expanded career opportunities in advanced manufacturing...... Learn More

STEM Education Holds the Key to Bridging the Skills Gap

...predict that, by 2027, the number of STEM jobs will grow by 13%, with computing, engineering, and advanced manufacturing jobs leading the way. This increasing demand for STEM workers creates...... Learn More

Skill Boss Logistics Offers Training, Assessment for Supply Chain Workers

...training and assessing advanced manufacturing skills, Amatrol and Manufacturing Skill Standard Council (MSSC) teamed up again to address the skills gap in supply chain automation. Amatrol set out to design...... Learn More

Evolving CTE Programs Can Help Bridge the Skills Gap

...passions. The wide variety of fields associated with modern CTE include: advanced manufacturing, information technology, environmental science, biotechnology, healthcare, construction, transportation, distribution, logistics, communications, and many more! To ensure that...... Learn More

Amatrol Announces Addition of Oxygen Education Division

...AME21 product suite, Advanced Manufacturing Education for the 21st Century, Oxygen Education offers training in lean manufacturing which teaches learners how to find ways to identify and eliminate waste in...... Learn More

‘Operation Next’ Arms Departing Service Members With Manufacturing Job Skills

Amatrol is pleased to announce its participation in LIFT’s Operation Next, which equips future veterans for civilian careers by providing skills and credentials for the most in-demand jobs in advanced...... Learn More

Five Ways to Increase Student Enrollment in CTE Classes

...excite this next generation of high school students. Also, schedule tours for parents. Parents have a misconception that the advanced manufacturing world is a dead-end career path and it is...... Learn More

Indiana Announces Plan to Offer 10,000 Free Certifications for Hoosier Workers Displaced by COVID-19

...in advanced manufacturing and Industry 4.0 technologies. These courses can be taken online and feature virtual simulation of industrial applications, which make them ideal for preparing users for the workplace....... Learn More

Community Colleges, Skills Training Essential to Economic Recovery

...variety of Indiana’s community colleges, including Ivy Tech Community College, Vincennes University, and Indiana Tech. Qualifying training programs offer job training in high-growth fields, such as advanced manufacturing, building and...... Learn More

Amatrol Acquires Bayport Technical

...gas, chemical, power generation, food processing, pharmaceutical, marine, military, and advanced manufacturing. “We are very excited to have Bayport join the Amatrol family,” said Paul Perkins, CEO of Amatrol. “Bayport’s...... Learn More

Four Reasons Why Students Should Seek Out More Apprenticeships

...registered programs ranging in industries from advanced manufacturing, to finance and business, to healthcare. Just last year, nearly 2,400 new program opportunities were added to the federal workload. In addition...... Learn More

Switching to eLearning Due to COVID-19? Avoid These Myths About Online Industrial Training

...worth of experience creating, developing, and implementing online industrial training, we’re ready to separate fact from fiction when it comes to industrial and advanced manufacturing eLearning, as well as offer...... Learn More

The World’s Next Manufacturing Center: A 21st Century Outlook on the Manufacturing Sector in Africa

...This is why many see an increase in the African manufacturing sector as a necessity. Manufacturing is, “the industrial sector which is most closely associated with employment-intensive growth.” A Crippling...... Learn More

Latest NAM Survey Confirms Skills Gap Remains Greatest Challenge

...toward easing the workforce crisis. The NAM Survey also reveals that many manufacturers are looking to advanced technologies to solve workforce issues by making manufacturing processes more efficient: 64.4% of...... Learn More

How to Transform Your Mechatronics System into a Smart Factory

...the use of web-based production control, scheduling, and monitoring in Smart Factory applications using IGear Pulse software. This cloud-based manufacturing execution software displays real-time manufacturing data, such as current system...... Learn More

Five Ways to Attract Millennials to Manufacturing

...avocado on a piece of toast. But no matter your opinion on younger generations, one fact is staring the manufacturing sector square in the face – by 2025, Millennials are...... Learn More

“Industry 4.0 Fundamentals” Sets the Deck for Student Success

...manufacturing, they might have a slighted view of what manufacturing of the future truly entails. So while current assembly jobs may be well-paying positions, many of these jobs won’t be...... Learn More

What Is Needed for Smart Factory Capabilities? A Look Into Industry 4.0… (2021)

...industrial networking, network security, and manufacturing execution – has made it a priority to explain what Smart Automation training truly entails, and how it can properly be incorporated in a...... Learn More

Smart Automation in 2020 (And Where It’s Heading in 2021)

...a nutshell. But for the field of smart automation, another word comes to mind: Innovative. The COVID-19 virus played a massive role in shaking up manufacturing. In a first for...... Learn More

Study Shows Smart Factory Initiatives Paying Off for Early Adopters

...a serious problem that hasn’t gotten as much attention: productivity rut. According to the Study, U.S. manufacturing is in a productivity rut. Currently, “manufacturing productivity appears to be stuck…posting annual...... Learn More

Teach Hands-On Smart Automation Skills in High School Using Amatrol’s Tabletop Smart Factory

...the manufacturing landscape. Cyber-physical systems are combining automation and the Internet of Things (IoT) to bring about a Fourth Industrial Revolution — often known as Industry 4.0 — to create...... Learn More

We Can Solve the Technical Skills Gap! by Paul Perkins

...robust career ladder. Similarly, the National Association for Manufacturing (NAM) reports that manufacturing jobs pay on average about 20% better than other industry sectors. And beyond compensation, there are many...... Learn More

Amatrol Hosts 350 Students for Manufacturing Day 2016

Amatrol hosted manufacturers, educators, & community leaders for National Manufacturing Day 2016 events to educate the public about the opportunities in manufacturing. Over the 3 day event, approximately 350 students...... Learn More

5 Signs It’s Time to Update Your CTE Program

...a better time in history to become interested in a manufacturing career. There are hundreds of thousands of high-paying manufacturing jobs available, literally waiting for someone to take them. But...... Learn More

Transform Your Tabletop Mechatronics System into a Smart Factory

...maintenance management systems.       Smart Maintenance The new Tabletop Smart Factory manufacturing execution system (87-TME) features IGear Pulse manufacturing execution software. Students using this system will learn production...... Learn More

How Does Industry 4.0 Affect My Job? The Truth Behind Smart Automation

...From?” Well, kind of. Jobs will be aplenty, that’s for sure. Even now, the manufacturing sector is booming, and unemployment is at historic lows. According to the Hays Global Skills...... Learn More

STEM Dropout Rates and the Manufacturing Skills Gap

From the article, “STEM Dropout Rates and the Manufacturing Skills Gap”: Courses in high school must move beyond the theoretical and into the practical so that students can see their...... Learn More

Are Your Students Pursuing Certifications That Matter?

...Technician (CPT) certification recognizes skills in five key areas: Safety; Quality Practices & Measurement; Manufacturing Processes & Production; Maintenance Awareness; and Green Production. The Certified Production Technician+ Skill Boss Manufacturing...... Learn More

Amatrol’s Industrial eLearning: The Perfect Choice for Large Companies

...mechanical, process control, quality assurance, safety, STEM, industrial maintenance, and even advanced topics like automation, mechatronics, robotics, and Industry 4.0. Training can also be targeted to individual needs by creating...... Learn More

Skills Training in Correctional Facilities: How Second Chances Could Help Close the Skills Gap

...controls, manufacturing processes, design, fluids, fluid power, thermal, electrical, electrical motors, mechanical, communications, robotics, computer integrated manufacturing, mechatronics, and automation. Visit Amatrol online to learn more about how you can...... Learn More

Amatrol’s Partnership with MSSC

...According to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the skill gap for entry level workers in advanced manufacturing is growing at a startling rate. With approximately 30% of jobs requiring...... Learn More

Career and Technical Education: A Parent’s Guide to CTE

...following 16 Career Clusters: These 16 Career Clusters represent general fields of study that can be further broken down into 79 specific career pathways. For example, the Manufacturing Career Cluster...... Learn More

What Is Industry 4.0?

Click HERE to view this article as a multimedia presentation. Nearly two decades into the twenty-first century, advanced technologies continue to drive change in every aspect of life, including how...... Learn More

Amatrol’s eLearning: Flexibility Enables Hands-On Training While Social Distancing

...CNC machining, industrial certifications, mechanical, process control, quality assurance, safety, STEM, industrial maintenance, and even advanced topics like automation, mechatronics, robotics, and Industry 4.0. The impressive breadth of Amatrol’s eLearning...... Learn More

Skill Boss Logistics: Supply Chain Automation Training & Assessment for Certification

...repair advanced systems that increasingly incorporate new Industry 4.0 technologies. The problem, however, is that there are not enough workers who possess the highly-technical skills required. An industry-wide “skills gap”...... Learn More

CTE Funding: Grants Hold the Key to Maintaining Momentum in the Midst of a Pandemic

...more than ever to help fill their need for highly-skilled workers. According to the latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary (JOLTS) report, the manufacturing...... Learn More

Low-Cost, High-Skill Portable Simulators Can Help Workforce Shortage

Let’s face it – with over 2 million U.S. manufacturing jobs going unfilled because applicants lack the required skills, we have an urgent and critical need for manufacturing training. Companies...... Learn More

What to Expect: Federal Government’s Goals for Technical Training

On Monday, Jan. 25, newly-elected President Joe Biden signed an executive order aimed at boosting American manufacturing and strengthening the federal government’s Buy American rules. The goal of the executive...... Learn More

HVAC Worker Shortage: Understanding the Problem and Finding a Solution

...Generation of Eager Learners Where would the manufacturing workforce be without Baby Boomers? As of 2017, the Baby Boomer generation made up the majority of skilled trades workers, but that...... Learn More

Amatrol + DAC Worldwide Electrical Training Systems: Comprehensive Training for Fundamental Skills

...motors and components, such as conveyors, variable frequency drives, relays, starters, and switches. These common electrical applications can be found in almost any industry, while certain industries have advanced electrical...... Learn More

Four Ways to Establish Ties with Local Community Colleges

...advancement of technology in manufacturing and other like sectors, businesses need workers who are ready to work, and are skilled in the areas with the widest competency gaps. Studies have...... Learn More

Bevill State CC introduces free CPT training program in Northern Alabama

...the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) assessment system, preparing them for entry-level positions as production workers in manufacturing. Currently, Bevill State is one of only four colleges in the Northern...... Learn More

Amatrol Learning Systems Showcased on PBS “News Hour”

...train the next generation of skilled workers. Programs like the one created by Cuyahoga and ArcelorMittal can help alleviate a nationwide problem facing industry and manufacturing: finding enough skilled workers...... Learn More

Perkins V: What You Need to Know

...Technical Education (CTE) programs. Educators and industry leaders understand how important CTE programs are in the effort to create a pipeline of skilled workers able to succeed in the technologically-advanced...... Learn More

Amatrol Expands In Jeffersonville, IN

JEFFERSONVILLE, IN – Amatrol is pleased to announce that it is in the final stages of completing its new building expansion, which increases manufacturing , development and training capacity to...... Learn More

New State-of-the-Art Technology Center Opening in Central Louisiana

To read the full article from The Rapides Foundation, click here. Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC) recently received a $4 million grant to “strengthen manufacturing training programs” in Central...... Learn More

Amatrol & MSSC Debut Skill Boss Logistics for new Logistics Certifications

Amatrol and the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) announce the debut of Skill Boss Logistics, a supply chain automation training and assessment device for use in conjunction with MSSC’s new...... Learn More

Skill Boss Logistics: The Key Link in a Supply Chain of Skilled Workers

...potential workers on how to operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair advanced systems that increasingly incorporate new Industry 4.0 technologies. Luckily, a new training and assessment device has debuted that is...... Learn More

Companies Struggle to Find Employees with Basic Assembly Skills

...life is largely a thing of the past, much to the dismay of employers. The current focus on advanced technologies and high-end skills is crucial and necessary, but you cannot...... Learn More

CASE STUDY: How to Hold In-Person, Virtual, & Hybrid Training During Covid-19 Pandemic

...re-designing our manufacturing plant to promote Social Distancing, to limiting the amount of employees in the building at one time, we, too, have had our world flipped upside down during...... Learn More

Amatrol Announces Transition Plan from Flash to WebGL for eLearning Library

Amatrol’s eLearning curricula – with its robust content, expansive range of technical topics, stunning animations, interactive quizzes, and more – is the premier source for technical training content in the...... Learn More

The Top 5 Ways Amatrol Products Can Energize Your Electrical Training Program

...from Global Energy Talent Index (GETI), 48-percent of power professionals are “concerned about an impending talent emergency.” The problem only balloons in more advanced fields, like electrical engineering, with 62-percent...... Learn More

Amatrol’s eLearning: The Technical Training Solution for Industry

...electrical, electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, alternative energy, HVAC, CNC machining, industrial certifications, mechanical, process control, quality assurance, safety, STEM, industrial maintenance, and even advanced topics like automation, mechatronics, robotics, and Industry...... Learn More

Now Hiring: HVACR Technicians with Troubleshooting Skills

...some are hesitant to invest in training, especially training that involves advanced technologies. However, in an article on the HVACinformed website, Larry Anderson attempts to allay any such fears: “Cost...... Learn More

It’s Time to Update Your HVAC Training Program

...created equal. As the Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) notes, “[p]eople learn in different ways. Some people learn by interacting with other students; some learn by getting their hands on real...... Learn More

Short-Term Workforce Programs Fuel Community College Enrollment

...time in a decade. According to Peter Hans, president of the NC Community College System, “Our short-term workforce programs are leading students to good jobs in manufacturing, information technology, health...... Learn More

Makerspaces, Amatrol Work to Close the Skills Gap

...their designs. Finally, by offering on-the-go curriculum and virtual trainers, students can continue their learning on content like lean manufacturing, and machine tools while away from the Spaces. This means...... Learn More

Next Generation Workforce Certification: Innovative Tools for Educating and Upskilling Supply Chain Automation Technicians

...by National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Center at Norco College and The National Center for Supply Chain Automation will feature the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) speaking about...... Learn More

3 Ways to Determine a Community’s Technical Training Needs

...Manufacturing industry since 2014. 3 – Connect with Local Businesses Do you have one or more significant employers in your area? If so, request a meeting with an executive, manager,...... Learn More

Case Study: Solving The Process Technologies Skills-Gap In Texas’s Upper Panhandle

...Orifice Plate Flow Transducer; and Smart Flow Transmitter. Frank Phillips College also uses Amatrol’s curriculum, which has been endorsed by the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) to prepare for its...... Learn More

Amatrol Products Part of Ashley Furniture’s $3 Million Investment

...Amatrol, FANUC, Yaskawa, and SolidWorks to train students in electronics, manufacturing processes, automation, and robotics. Partnering with the Trempealeau Valley Cooperative, this Mobile Skills Laboratory will give students in the...... Learn More

Four Reasons You Should Be Teaching IIoT & Smart Factory Technologies

In the manufacturing world, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Smart Factory Technologies are the way of life – machines communicate with each other, proactively working through a variety...... Learn More

The CARES Act: How to Access Federal Coronavirus Stimulus Money for Education

...including electrical, electronics, fluid power, machining, manufacturing processes, mechanical, and quality assurance. Amatrol’s eLearning also features step-by-step instructions for all hands-on skills. This allows instructors to schedule equipment in a...... Learn More

Austin Peay Becomes Second College to Offer Siemens Bachelor’s Degree

...with Siemens, Austin Peay purchased high-level Amatrol mechatronics products, including the 870-series Mechatronics Learning System with a Fanuc robot. The new mechatronics system incorporates several real-world manufacturing components, including electrical,...... Learn More