Manufacturing thoughts and perspectives from AME


An Engineering Roundtable: How Does Engineering Contribute to the Rockford Economy?

Aug 06, 2018

Listen to eight leaders in Rockford’s manufacturing scene on how engineers contribute to their organizations and greater economy.

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How Robust Apprenticeships Drive Rockford Manufacturing Careers

Jul 23, 2018

From the shop floor to the sales office, AME business unit manager, Nick Roeling, is a prime example of how robust apprenticeships drive successful manufacturing careers in the Rockford area.

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How to Be a More Efficient Manufacturer with Lean Manufacturing?

Jul 09, 2018

Advanced Machine & Engineering CEO, Dietmar Goellner, shares his insight on how to be a more efficient manufacturer with lean manufacturing so that product and process development can continue to improve to meet the needs of customers.

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The Root Cause for the Industrial Skills Gap is a Matter of Interest

Jul 02, 2018

Manufacturers are joining forces with community leaders and educational institutions to provide hands-on opportunities to high school and college students in an attempt to close the gap, but robust apprenticeships are only solving part of the problem. Perhaps the root cause of the skills gap is an interest gap stemming from younger generations’ lack of interest in learning the techniques for manufacturing opportunities.

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America’s Future is in Shop Class

May 07, 2018

The notion that one’s success is dependent on a college degree versus alternative forms of education that happen in shop class is only widening the manufacturing skills gap and impairing the industry’s progress nationwide.

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Restoring Rockford’s Manufacturing Legacy

May 01, 2018

To restore Rockford’s manufacturing legacy, the private, public, and academic sectors need to be aligned to resolve the challenges the industry faces within the community.

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A Day in the Life at AME: VP of Operations

Apr 30, 2018

Advanced Machine & Engineering’s A Day in the Life Series focuses on our uniquely diverse manufacturing family that has a customer focus and a culture of continuous learning. Meet Brad Patterson, the Chief Improvement Officer at AME.

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What Manufacturers Should Consider for Long-Term Machine Tool Purchasing Decisions

Apr 23, 2018

Machine tool purchasing decisions should be a collaborative effort that focuses on the productivity goals and long-term vision of the company.

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AME’s Advanced Apprenticeship Program Shapes the Future of Manufacturing

Apr 16, 2018

Advanced Machine & Engineering understands the difficulty to find skilled labor in today’s manufacturing. That is why we believe in training our own and offer a robust apprenticeship program to help shape the future of manufacturing.

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AME’s Advanced Workforce Continues to Grow

Apr 13, 2018

Advanced Machine & Engineering is excited to announce the advancement and continued growth of its manufacturing family who help shape the future of the industry through their continued dedication and accomplishments.

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