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S AFETY

Additionally, Chicago broke ground on
a $45 million Engineering and Advanced
Manufacturing Center at Daley College.
The center's goal is to help develop highly
skilled workers and prepare students for
work in intelligent factories. It is expected
to be ready for students by January 2019.
"Daley College's new facility, combined
with strong links to area employers and academic links to both our high schools and
four-year colleges will enable us to remove
the barriers to our students' success and
create a robust and diverse pipeline of talent into engineering and advanced manufacturing careers," Chancellor Juan Salgado says.
What is your region doing to promote the
importance of local manufacturing?

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We celebrated National Manufacturing Day
in October, and it was great to see facilities
around the country invite their communities in to tour operations. Employees in the
manufacturing industry are greatly needed, and an event like Manufacturing Day
is important for highlighting everything
the sector has to offer. But more and more,
people are finding ways to extol the benefits of manufacturing throughout the year,
demonstrated in a major way by the opening
of new manufacturing programs and innovation centers.
In the past two months, many new centers
have opened. Georgia Piedmont Technical
College opened a new manufacturing center
at its Newton County campus. It features
a wiring lab, a motor control lab and a mechanical lab, where students can learn about
welding and machine tooling. In Mississippi,
the Baldwyn School District opened its Career Advancement Center, which will focus
on manufacturing curriculum and help to
increase college- and career-readiness. In
Michigan, Hyundai America invested in the
American Center for Mobility to support the
advancement of connected and automated
vehicle technology.

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