Wisconsin Educators Embrace Industry 4.0 Career Pathways

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Manufacturing technology is changing: the Fourth Industrial Revolution has brought about smart sensors, connected systems and smart factories, cloud-based data analytics and integrated software. “Industry....

LAB Midwest to Sponsor 50th Annual WTEA Conference

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March 6-8, 2019 – Wisconsin Dells, WI LAB Midwest is proud to support the 50th annual WTEA conference – where educators come to network, learn....

Department of Workforce Development Applauds CTE Program and Industry Partners

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Career and Technical Education Recognized The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development recognized West Bend School District’s Career and Technical Education department during a student showcase....

Industry 4.0 Elicits Careers of the Future

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My classmates used to brag about their plans to become doctors, lawyers and investment bankers. Tomorrow’s “cool” careers may follow the rise of advanced manufacturing.....

University of Northwestern St. Paul Builds New Engineering Program

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When the University of Northwestern St. Paul set out to build new labs while meeting degree accreditation requirements, they scoured the educational teaching equipment market....

University Students Benefit from Manufacturing Work Experience

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Spring semester starts this week, and most college students will struggle to get back into the habit of a structured schedule after a month of....

Industry 4.0 Educational Equipment Featured in News

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In an excellent start to 2019, LAB Midwest hosted teacher and instructor training for a four-course Industry 4.0 program at the Mequon Tech Center. The program....

6 Building Blocks of Industry 4.0 Education

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How and why should we be teaching students Industry 4.0? In the fall of 2017, a white paper was published that changed the trajectory of....

Industry 4.0 Solutions for Middle School

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Industry 4.0 technologies are rapidly transforming how people work in manufacturing, engineering, computer science and other sectors. New technologies increase productivity by connecting cloud-based data....

“How Machines Work” Class Prepares Students for Multiple Career Pathways

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A new How Machines Work class is gaining positive attention for its relevant curriculum and hands-on skills in preparing New Berlin students for a multitude....

Choosing the Best Equipment for Your Fab Lab

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A fab lab functions to teach students to think critically, problem solve, plan, design and create using a number of computer-operated procedures. The best fab....

10 Things Every Powder Coater Should Know

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Powder Coating is a complex process, and proper training on these skills can prevent waste, increase efficiency, and cut time and costs for employers. 1.....

Lomira Learning Lab Inspires Enthusiastic Tech Ed Students

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Authentic Industrial Equipment in the Classroom Instructors at Lomira School District are passionate about giving their students access to authentic automation, robotics, and advanced manufacturing....

Groundbreaking for Advanced Manufacturing Expansion at Gateway iMET Center

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Sturtevant, WI — Industry and education leaders from across the country came together to support the groundbreaking of a 35,000 square foot expansion of the....

Minnesota High School Paves Way for Careers in Advanced Manufacturing

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Dakota County, MN – High school students in Minnesota are benefitting from exposure to state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing technology in multiple classroom settings. Intermediate School District....