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Category Archives: Industry

Displaced Auto Worker SOLIDWORKS Training Program

Recent plant closures in the automotive industry have put many skilled employees out of work. These men and women now face the challenge of choosing their next step. For many this will require retraining, but that doesn’t mean starting over.

How Data Management Helps Meet Business Goals – Help Eroding Margins

Written by: Dennis Strieter, PDM Product Manager This is the second in our six-part series on using Data Management to reach Business Goals that affect engineering, manufacturing and management teams. View Part 1 (the introduction) here. In our recent webinar (Note: … Continue reading

Is Southeast Michigan the New Silicon Valley?

Written by: Laura Cominotto, Marketing Manager We’ve all heard more than our fair share about the “skilled trades gap” that we have here in Michigan. But why is that? Is it a lack of talent pipeline? I don’t think so. … Continue reading

Apprenticeship Grants = Stronger Workforce

For years, students have been told not to go into engineering or manufacturing. Some were told manufacturing was a dirty, dead-end career move, while others, during the recent recession, were told that they were never going to find a job … Continue reading

Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers

Don’t go into manufacturing or engineering; you’ll never find a job. That’s what so many of today’s young adults were told by their parents and teachers during the recent recession. Times were tough in Michigan, and throughout the country, and … Continue reading