10 Trends & Predictions for Technical Education in 2023

There's a lot of talk about what the world will look like over the next 12 months, and education is no exception. Four years of disruption, uncertainty and a...Read More

The Power of Digital Twins in Education & Across the Economy

Digital twins are a foundational Industry 4.0 tool and are being leveraged by education and industry to design new systems, improve processes, and perform cutting-edge research in education. What...Read More

Michigan Educators Earn Smart Automation Gold (Hands-on) Certifications

24 Gold-level Smart Automation Certification Alliance (SACA) certifications were awarded to instructors from across Michigan at Macomb Community College. This was a groundbreaking two-day experience, bringing together individuals from...Read More

Matt Kirchner Appointed to American Technical Education Association Board of Trustees

Matt Kirchner, President of LAB Midwest, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees for the American Technical Education Association. Kirchner, who also serves as the Host of The...Read More

Autonomous Mobile Robots are the Future. Is Education Ready?

First there were conveyors. Then there were automated guided vehicles. Now, autonomous mobile robots are ushering in a new era of material handling. And OTTO Motors is making it...Read More

New Industrial Robotics and UAV Drone Competitions Launched for Wisconsin SkillsUSA

Wisconsin SkillsUSA has launched two new competitions for the 2022-2023 season: industrial robotics and UAV drones. These competitions will take place at the statewide conference in Madison on April...Read More

Teach the Fundamentals of Engineering with these Experiment Kits!

The best way for your students to learn the basics of engineering, physics and mechanics is by getting their hands on engineering experiments that demonstrate these principles. We've got...Read More

The Complete Guide to Esports for Schools

Is your school taking advantage of all the STEM opportunities esports has to offer? Esports is a fast-growing, multi-billion dollar worldwide phenomenon...and there are limitless STEM opportunities for your...Read More

Next-Level Training for HVAC Installers & Technicians

The Need for HVAC Installers and Technicians In many ways, HVAC is in the same boat as every other industrial sector. Like other trades, the world of heating, ventilation,...Read More