Modern Machine Shop

MAY 2018

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SHOP TALK MMS MAY 2018 56 Industry News CMS-authorized proctors. The CMM community is invited to take the pilot exams at no cost during the Coordinate Metrology Society Conference in Reno, Nevada, July 23-27, 2018. The comprehensive, two-tiered certification program is designed to enable metrologists to reach their professional development goals. Level One covers foundational theory and best prac- tices, while Level Two recognizes specialized, hands-on knowledge used to perform tasks with specific measurement devices. All candidates must complete the application process and qualify to take the assessments. "Industry demand is driving our efforts behind these certifications designed to recognize critical knowledge and skill sets needed in manufacturing and scientific research," CMS Certification Com- mittee Chair Randy Gruver says. "We are pleased to expand our traditional membership of portable metrology users to include CMM professionals, a community that has lacked the opportunity to gain credentials for their specialized expertise in mea- surement and inspection." Coordinate Measurement Society | When you choose SMW Autoblok, you get a comprehensive and innovative product line, brilliant engineering and, best of all, a team that focuses on customer satisfaction and productivity with one-of-a-kind tenacity. WORLD-CLASS WORKHOLDING THAT SIMPLY DOES NOT QUIT. AND NEITHER DO WE. Find us at IMTS: Booth 431700, West Building // 847.215.0591 Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program Registers in Wisconsin Industry Consortium for Advanced Technical Training (ICATT), an apprenticeship program in the Midwest for high- tech manufacturers and companies with complex technologies or logis- tics, is now a registered apprenticeship program with the Department of Workforce Development Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards in Wisconsin. Hermle Machine Co. LLC, Krones Inc., and Basin Precision Manufacturing are the program's current participants in Wisconsin. The ICATT apprentice- ship program describes itself as combining com- pany-specific knowledge, theory and hands-on learning to train workers. "This is an important partnership for high- tech manufacturing and apprentices," says Mario Kratsch, head of the ICATT program. | Industry Consortium for Advanced Technical Training

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