Brehmer Manufacturing Expanding and Adding Jobs Here In Nebraska

On the hunt for a manufacturing job? Well, your timing is fantastic. In early December, Dave Dreeszen from the Sioux City Journal reported that 10 new jobs will open up in Lyons, Nebraska thanks to the Brehmer Manufacturing Project. 50% of these jobs will be made available to low- and middle-income earning individuals. The new jobs […]

For Women in Manufacturing, Starting Early May Be Key

A few weeks back, we covered our top ten best blog posts of 2013. Included in this roundup was a great recap of the organization Women in Manufacturing, a group created to encourage the presence of women in manufacturing and emphasize the gender-inclusiveness of the industry. Although it seems as if it should be archaic […]

MIT inFORM Pushes 3D Frontier

You’ve seen 3D printing. You’ve even seen 4D printing. And you’ve also seen the many dozens of cool manufacturing technologies at work in factories today. But in terms of driving innovation and really showing us that “the future is now,” few technologies are as innovative and ground-breaking as what you see in the video above. This […]

Jobs Are Plentiful Here in Nebraska (And Manufacturing’s a Big Part)

On Friday, we talked about some good news: the fact that manufacturing’s numbers are strong, and that things are looking very good headed into 2014 and beyond. That bodes well for manufacturing companies, but it also bodes well for people looking for a career. And as it turns out, that growth seems to be carrying […]

Holiday Gifts for the STEM-Minded Student

Okay, we admit it–we talk about STEM a lot. But that’s because science, technology, engineering, and math are so closely tied to careers in manufacturing and the skilled trades. No matter whether you’re in the classroom or out, STEM skills and education have lots of value. And while we could talk about STEM skills in the classroom […]

Manufacturers in Nebraska: Hormel

This post is part of an ongoing series of manufacturer profiles. The blogs will cover some of the many names in manufacturing in the state of Nebraska. Check back later for more posts in the series. To see previous posts in the series, click here. Dinty Moore Stew, Hormel pepperoni, chili, ham, Skippy peanut butter, […]

5 Goals for Manufacturing Students in 2014

2013 was a pretty exciting year for us here at NeMAC. Between starting up our social media efforts, launching our new website, getting new members, and just educating the public about manufacturing in Nebraska here on our blog, there’s been a lot for us to do this year. But our efforts here aren’t just about […]

Who Says Math Has to be Boring?

If you’ve read our previous coverage on the importance of STEM education to a manufacturing career, or how focusing on STEM skills can help you in the future, you’re already well aware of the valuable benefits of science, technology, engineering, and math education. For Nebraskans and future manufacturers all over the country, the questions remains: […]