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Manufacturing Day 2018: Scotchman Opens its Doors to Inspire the Next Generation.

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Sep 27, 2018 4:18:37 PM

September 28, 2018

Dear Educators:

Manufacturing Day is a growing grassroots movement of manufacturers dedicated to overcoming the shared challenges facing manufacturers today. The most pressing issue is a gap in skilled labor. Manufacturers’ ability to address this issue has been hindered by the public perception that careers in manufacturing are undesirable and by the lack of sufficient preparatory education. Both of these problems stem from a lack of understanding of present-day manufacturing environments, which are highly technical.

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Topics: Education, Cold saw, Ironworker, Manufacturing Industry, Future of Manufacturing, Skills Gap

Supporting Education Through Internships

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Jun 15, 2018 8:01:00 AM

Scotchman Industries has always had a close relationship with the Philip, SD community and the local high school (PHS) is no exception. Throughout the years Scotchman has opened their doors to high school students, enrolled in the School to Work (STW) program, who are interested in the manufacturing field.

For a majority of the 17-18 school year, PHS Senior Colton C. joined Scotchman's team of Engineers to learn the ropes and gain real life experience working in the Engineering Department.

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Topics: Education, Manufacturing Industry, Skills Gap

Circular Cold Saws, Automation, Trump, and More: Scotchman's Year in Review

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Dec 29, 2017 1:16:34 PM

 

2017 was another fantastic year for Scotchman Industries, bringing major company milestones & anniversaries, developments in cold saw and ironworker products, and the continued support of our loyal customers.

Before we jump into 2018, we’re taking a look back at the things that made the year 2017 so special at Scotchman by sharing the most memorable blog posts from 2017, ranging in topics from FABTECH, to President Donald Trump.

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Topics: Insider, Education, american made, Manufacturing Industry

Put Your Students to the Test with Scotchman's New Weld Coupon Bender

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Aug 15, 2017 12:56:13 PM

Finally, a tool that has been requested for years is now an optional accessory for any Scotchman Ironworker. The Weld Coupon Bender has been designed to fit every Ironworker model, old and new!

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Topics: Education, Ironworker, Metal Fabrication

Celebrate Manufacturing Day on October 7, 2016

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Oct 7, 2016 2:47:47 PM

Manufacturing is critically important to the American economy.

As many of our readers know, the manufacturing industry continues to be a major economic driver in the United States. Not to mention, the future of this industry relies on a skilled, talented workforce.

For these reasons and more, Manufacturing Day is needed to rally a growing and important mass movement. Read on to learn more about MFG Day happening on October 7, 2016! 

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Topics: Education

5 Tips for Implementing Lean Manufacturing in Your Shop

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Jul 27, 2016 1:50:53 PM

Implementing lean manufacturing within your business or shop can seem like an overwhelming task at first, but it is definitely worth it in the long run.

By eliminating or reducing waste in a work process, you save time and thereby save money. Waste can be reduced in every department, including manufacturing, customer service, and distribution.

The best way to get started is by having a plan of action with attainable goals.

Scotchman Industries applies the lean principles to our manufacturing operations. We build heavy metal fabrication and metal working tools every day on the manufacturing floor. Here are our five tips for implementing lean manufacturing in your shop.

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Topics: Education

Scotchman Ironworker a Staple of Shop Classes

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Dec 22, 2015 9:18:31 AM

Known for dependability and cutting-edge technology, Scotchman ironworkers are used throughout the country in high schools, technical schools, and colleges.

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Topics: Education, Ironworker

Lean Manufacturing at Scotchman Industries

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Dec 15, 2015 9:14:27 AM

 

Scotchman Industries applies the lean principles to our manufacturing operations. We build heavy metal fabrication and metal working tools every day on the manufacturing floor.

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Topics: Education

Celebrating Manufacturing Month at Scotchman Industries This October

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Oct 9, 2015 8:03:36 AM

Here at Scotchman Industries, we pride ourselves in manufacturing quality, dependable, and American Ironworkers

Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Although Manufacturing Day officially occurs on the first Friday in October—this year was October 2, 2015—any day can be manufacturing day. 

Economic growth depends on manufacturing growth. Manufacturing continues to be a major economic driver in the United StatesWe invent things and we make things that are sold all over the world. The future of our country's manufacturing relies on a skilled, talented workforce.

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Topics: Education

New Scotchman Industries Catalog Released

Posted by Scotchman Industries on Aug 18, 2015 8:45:00 AM

Scotchman Industries is nearly half a century old, but that doesn’t mean we’re done improving.

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Topics: Education, Catalog, New Products

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