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AET Labs’ Mark Lyons Collaborates on New Blackstone Valley Education Hub

The Stars Align for Learning Center at Linwood Mill Suddenly, significantly, amid the most oppressive heat of early summer and after years of fits and starts, arrives the refreshing news that the “Blackstone Valley Education Hub” at the Linwood Mill on the Mumford River will indeed finally burst onto the scene. “We even have a… read more

Siemens & Festo Didactic take aim at the manufacturing skills gap

Joint Press Release June 20, 2018 Siemens has partnered with Festo Didactic to offer the new Siemens Mechatronic Systems Certification Program (SMSCP), which will help students, instructors and learning institutions combat the skills gap in the rapidly changing manufacturing industry. As automated systems become more complex, the need for qualified people with knowledge of integrated… read more

Festo Mechatronics Apprentice Program Celebrates its First Graduates

Festo Didactic, Sinclair Community College, TechSolve and five companies in the Cincinnati tri-state area (Art Metal Group, Clippard Instruments, Festo Inc., MQ Automation, Nestlé) created a two-year Mechatronics Apprenticeship Program to help employers develop the skills and workforce that are missing in companies today. Graduates are now working full-time with their employer and putting the… read more

Creaform Launches Creaform ACADEMIA

Creaform’s New Portable 3D Measurement Solutions Designed for Research Lab and Classroom Environments We’re happy to introduce this exciting new educational package to New England instructors! Known as Creaform Academia, this didactic suite is designed for teachers and researchers looking to “inspire, collaborate and push the innovation envelope forward using latest industry technologies.”   NEWS PROVIDED… read more

Claim your spot in our 2018 Fab Lab Summer Bootcamp!

Ready to make some major gains in your Fab Lab know-how? There’s still time to register for AET Labs’ 2018 Summer Fab Lab Bootcamp for Educators. Join other digital fabrication enthusiasts as we conquer topics like 3D Printing, CNC Wire Bending, Onshape CAD software, 3D Scanning, CorelDraw for Laser Cutting and engraving applications & more!… read more

Stratasys’ On-Demand Webinar: How do we bridge the additive manufacturing skills gap?

The Workforce Development Challenge: Bridging the Additive Manufacturing Skills Gap: Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Certification Program 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing (AM) has the potential to transform manufacturing supply chains – speeding processes and reducing costs. And its impact is seen across every industry, from aerospace to medical devices. Unfortunately, one of the most overlooked aspects… read more

Masconomet High School Future Engineer Interns for AET labs

AET Labs recently had the pleasure of hosting a bright young intern and budding engineer from Masconomet Regional High School here at our Essex, MA headquarters. Senior Tori LeClair came to us in early April bringing with her a sharp mind, a sweet disposition and an eagerness to learn about digital fabrication and the design… read more

New Industry 4.0 Certifications at PHCC could fill employee pipeline.

  From a press release on FESTO’s new FI4.0CP certification program. Originally published by Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corporation:   May 10, 2018 MARTINSVILLE, VA – Robotics, automation, and human-machine interface are among the workforce skills needed for the fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0, where cyber-physical systems communicate and cooperate with each other and… read more

The Path to Career Readiness Through Additive Manufacturing Certification

Stratasys has teamed up with Dunwoody College of Technology to offer a certificate in Additive Manufacturing. Students learn how to how to set-up, run, maintain and calibrate 3D printers, and adapt printing techniques to traditional manufacturing processes. The new, hands-on training offers Dunwoody students a path to career readiness not found at many other institutions. “This certificate… read more

Registration Open for Stratasys’ Additive Manufacturing Certification for Educators

The Workforce Development Challenge: Bridging the Additive Manufacturing Skills Gap: Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Certification Program Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018 Time: 1:00 p.m. CT / 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing (AM) has the potential to transform manufacturing supply chains – speeding processes and reducing costs. And its impact… read more