Production Machining

OCT 2017

Production Machining - Your access to the precision machining industrial buyer.

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Helping Precision Machine Shops Be More ProducƟ ve and Profi table 20 PRODUCTION MACHINING :: OCTOBER 2017 To grow and profi t today, you have to work smarter. You have to relent- lessly eliminate waste. PMPA is the way to expand your knowledge and increase your capabilities in order to grow your business. Through daily interaction with PMPA staff members, you have access to our expertise on important issues. You're also able to tap the collective knowledge of your peers: those who have "been there" and "done that." Through the meetings, resources and online connections, reports and more, we give you the tools to grow. We look at emerging markets and let you know what's hot and what's not. PMPA programs help you un- derstand your markets so you can make sense of the issues. And we provide relevant information to help you make informed decisions. Why Join GROW! Why Join PMPA? YOURCAREERFACTS.COM PMPASPEAKINGOFPRECISION.COM 2 GREAT BLOGS! Secure Your Company's Future with PMPA-MFG Continued from page 17 everyday shop situations, the Mechanical Aptitude Test is broken into four sections: 1. Mechanical & Spatial Relations 2. Mechanical Reasoning 3. Applied Mathematics 4. Theoretical Reasoning Each section consists of 20 to 25 questions, and should take students 20 to 25 minutes to complete. (This test is recognized by the Department of Labor for use in qualifying apprentice machinists.) One-Year CNC Operator Certifi cate Develop basic CNC competencies in your employees through this innovative one-year program. We have coordinated PMPA online materials to allow your trainees to get affordable content online, while getting hands- on activity classes at your local community colleges and technical school resources. Training includes, but is not limited to: • PMPA-MFG 1-1100-1A – Basic Blueprint • PMPA-MFG 1-1120-1A – Basic Math • PMPA-MFG 1-1200-1A – Precision Machining Technology • PMPA-MFG 2-1120-2A – Applied Mathematics • PMPA-MFG 3-2300-3 – CNC-With Simulator • PMPA-MFG 5-2500-5 – GD&T • PMPA-MFG 5-2420-5 – Manufacturing Technology Take control of your shop's ability to eliminate the skills gap. PMPA-MFG provides the tools to qualify, train and educate our workforce.

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