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Why the Manufacturing Industry Needs to Close the Gender Gap in Order to Defeat the Skilled Labor Shortage

The manufacturing industry is undergoing a major transformation, and it’s causing a shortage of skilled workers

October 4, 2019 | Madie Norris Forcier

The Truth Behind Some of the Biggest Myths about Manufacturing Jobs

Manufacturing jobs are ripe for the picking, so why aren’t workers joining the industry?

October 4, 2019 | Kelly Mantick

The Top 5 Ways SolidProfessor Can Enhance Your PLTW Curriculum

We dig into the top ways you can get the most out of your PLTW curriculum by integrating SolidProfessor’s online tutorials and training resources.

September 4, 2019 | Kelly Mantick

How to Launch Your CAD Career Without a Four-Year Degree

We explain how to start your CAD career, what the average salaries are, and much more.

September 3, 2019 | Kelly Mantick

Creating a Winning Team Through Peer-led Training and Self-paced Learning

High school teacher Norman Morgan led his students to FIRST Robotics success through self-paced learning made possible by SolidProfessor’s online tutorials.

August 30, 2019 | Kelly Mantick

Want to Get Students Excited About Manufacturing? Build a Fab Lab

Fab Labs are small-scale workshops offering tools like 3D printers, laser cutters, milling machines, routers, and more.

August 7, 2019 | Kelly Mantick

Design-to-Cost vs. Target Costing: A Look at Product Cost Management

There are a few methods for product design costing including Design to Cost, Target Cost, and Design to Value.

August 2, 2019 | Claire Juozitis

Want to Increase Gender Diversity in Engineering? Provide Better Spatial Visualization and Engineering Graphics Training

The study shows that female students have lower visual-spatial abilities but they outperform men on effort-related activities.

July 30, 2019 | Kelly Mantick

Top 5 FAQs about SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal

Experts answer the top questions about SOLIDWORKS sheet metal and provide resources to help you master SOLIDWORKS sheet metal designs.

July 19, 2019 | Madie Norris Forcier