Can a Satellite Campus Help Rural Manufacturing?

If you’re not familiar with Southeast Community College, they’re a community college system with campuses (currently) in Beatrice, Lincoln, and Milford. We’ve highlighted some of their excellent programs on the blog, including nondestructive testing technology, precision machining and automation technology, and welding, because SCC is committed to training skilled workers for careers in manufacturing. They […]

Can U.S. Manufacturers Learn from Other Countries About the Skills Gap?

In a lab in Germany, two Technical University of Munich students focused on engineering the BMW i3, which is BMW’s first zero emissions mass-produced vehicle due to its electric powertrain. The car also features carbon-fiber reinforced plastic to improve the vehicle’s energy consumption. All of this was designed and assembled by researchers, designers, and—wait for […]

Skilled Workers In High Demand In Nebraska

For all of us here at NeMAC (and for all of us involved in the manufacturing industry at large), the good news has just kept on rolling in since the start of the New Year. Some of that has been reflected on our recent blog posts discussing jobs here in Nebraska: Brehmer Manufacturing Expanding and […]

Hands-On With the CNC Machine

Here at Manufacturing Nebraska, we spend a lot of time stressing the fact that the manufacturing of today just isn’t what it used to be. Today, it’s much more technical and precise than ever before. One element of manufacturing that’s had an enormous impact on the way factories work is technology. Modern technology is completely […]

So, What Is Manufacturing Nebraska?

If you stumbled upon this page and have read our introduction, you may be wondering exactly what “Manufacturing Nebraska” is and why we’re dedicated to putting a new face on manufacturing in Nebraska. Today, we’re here to tell you just that. The blog Manufacturing Nebraska, and all the social accounts associated with it (Twitter, Facebook, etc., all […]