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News about Advanced Manufacturing

Posted: February 04, 2019 by Mark Hayward, Union Leader
Ten years into an economic expansion, and the national and state economies remain churning for a simple reason – toys. An economy that offers toys like self-driving cars, phones that can outpower mainframe computers, and legs made from steel and microprocessors is an economy with lots of disposable income that…
Posted: August 14, 2017 by Union Leader
Two local schools want to put your career path on autopilot. A partnership between Manchester Community College and the University of New Hampshire Manchester is designed to make obtaining the training needed for careers in automation engineers and robot operators fast and convenient. Prospective students can learn more about the…
Posted: April 18, 2016
Manchester Community College Moves Up In National Ranking from 9th to 5th  Manchester, NH – Technology is an ever-present component of our lives, with smart phones connecting us to information and people in ways never dreamed of just a few years ago.  To keep pace with the demands of technology,…
Posted: June 12, 2015
Citing a 21st century approach to teaching students skills they need for today's careers, the Center for Digital Education recently ranked Manchester Community College one of the most effective schools of its size in the country in effectively incorporating technology into the classroom. Online courses, cloud-based information sharing, online resume…
Posted: November 12, 2014 by NHBR
They're affectionately known as the "blue man group," and like the famous theatrical ensemble, they perform a complex daily routine. But you won't find this cast of characters on any stage, and while their dramatic namesakes are widely considered to be innovative, it's fair to say these "blue men" are…
Posted: September 19, 2014 by Liisa Rajala, NHBR
All seven communities colleges will open their doors to the public on Oct. 1 There are jobs in New Hampshire, well-paying jobs, that are intellectually stimulating and attainable, with from nine months to two years of postsecondary schooling. They're in manufacturing. On average, manufacturing workers earn $77,000 annually, often earning…
Posted: April 05, 2013
New manufacturing lab gives students real-world experience A big, blue robot spun quickly and nearly silently, paused for a moment, then carefully picked up a small rectangle of glass. The robot placed the glass, which would soon be part of an engraved pen holder, on a conveyer belt, which then…
Posted: March 24, 2013 by Pat Grossmith, New Hampshire Union Leader
Five cobalt blue robots are the main attraction in a new $2 million Advanced Manufacturing Technology program unveiled Wednesday at Manchester Community College. Students, as part of a certificate program, learn to program the whirring robots in a laboratory that mimics a modern manufacturing plant. Skills taught include designing a…
Posted: November 07, 2012
William (Bill) Hoeker of Manchester has been named a member of the Advanced Manufacturing Advisory Committee at Manchester Community College. In addition, he has also accepted a position on the Steering Committee of that group. The Advisory Committee plays an integral role in designing and developing the new Advanced Manufacturing…
Posted: September 30, 2012 by Dave Solomon, Union Leader
If manufacturing in New Hampshire was a person, it could safely say, "Tales of my death have been greatly exaggerated," with apologies to Mark Twain. Despite all the hand-wringing about the loss of manufacturing jobs to China and India, there are plenty of places in the Granite State where employees…
Posted: August 28, 2012
Ken Swanson of Fireye, Inc.has been named a member of the Advanced Manufacturing Advisory Board at Manchester Community College (MCC). In addition, he has also accepted a position on the Steering Committee of that group. Ken is a resident of Hollis, New Hampshire. The Advisory Committee plays an integral role…