What Manufacturing Means to America

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Manufacturing is making a comeback to America. Many American companies are reporting they plan to add or bring back manufacturing jobs to the United State. What does manufacturing mean to you? Share what you think manufacturing in America means. #WeAreMFG

Amatrol

Amatrol creates innovative, interactive learning solutions for industry and education to equip people with the skills to master technical systems, solve problems and adapt to a rapidly-changing workplace. Amatrol's learning solutions are designed and built by employees who are experts in their field, integrating the best practices in education and training to deliver knowledge and skills for real jobs.

Amatrol is the world’s leader in skills-based, interactive technical learning. Their learning solutions range from engaging high school students in the learning of basic science and math to teaching hands-on skills in the latest, highly sophisticated motor drives. Amatrol’s learning solutions include interactive multimedia as well as print-based student learning materials, virtual trainers, teacher’s guides, industrial quality hands-on training equipment, and instructor training.

Amatrol designs, develops and manufactures technical learning systems, highly interactive eLearning, hands-on simulators, and more to train tomorrow’s workforce for many diverse industries such as manufacturing, oil and gas, packaging, etc. Didactic organizations such as colleges, universities, and high schools use these made-in-the-USA products to teach individuals technical and workplace skills ranging from entry level basic technical skills to advanced technology troubleshooting for both degree and certification preparation. Real world components are used in the training equipment along with in-depth curricula to build the workforce’s next generation.

Amatrol offers a rich array of multimedia and eLearning on a broad array of topics including: power and energy, controls, manufacturing processes, design, fluids, fluid power, thermal, electrical, electrical motors, mechanical, communications, robotics, computer integrated manufacturing, mechatronics, and automation. In addition to learning systems geared toward post-secondary and industrial customers, Amatrol also offers systems specifically designed for high schools.

One of the biggest challenges facing the workforce today is a skilled worker shortage. Because of this, Amatrol is dedicated to providing schools with learning solutions that will cover applicable STEM knowledge and advanced manufacturing topics and skills.

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FANUC America

Tech-Labs is proud to be FANUC Robotics exclusive Education Authorized Reseller in Texas and Oklahoma. FANUC’s Certified Education Robot Training system sets the standard in Industrial Robotics certification training.

FANUC Robotics industrial robots and automated systems cover a wide range of applications for the aerospace, automotive, consumer goods, food, metal fabrication, medical, pharmaceutical, solar panel, and many other industries. FANUC Robotics America is the industrial robotics industry leader with over 100,000 robots installed in the Americas and 250,000 robots installed worldwide. FANUC robots have payload capabilities ranging from 0.5kg to 1,350kg., and simulation packages, application software, force sensing, and iRVision. Our two primary robot products are the LR Mate 200iC Series & R-30iA Mate Controller and the M-1iA Cart.

As the number one supplier of intelligent robots, there are more FANUC robots working in manufacturing and industrial facilities than any other brand. FANUC robots and automated systems cover many industries from automotive to metal fabrication. The FANUC Robots Certified Education Robot Training Cell is extremely valuable to trade schools, high schools, community colleges, and engineering schools.

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APT Manufacturing Solutions

APT Manufacturing Solutions was founded in January of 1996. Since inception, APT has been on the cutting-edge of technology, utilizing state-of-the-art manufacturing methods, software, and processes. Established by building long-term relationships with customers and providing superior service, APT currently has customers throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Israel, Mexico, and Europe.

APT is an ISO 9001 registered company with an ever-growing work force organized into four divisions: Machining, Automation, Fixture Gage, and Fabrication. The machining division handles manual machining as well as CNC production runs and boasts an excellent finished goods stocking program. Their fixture gage division specializes in weld fixtures and attribute gages. The automation division strength is in application engineering, with deep roots in robotic packaging automation, robotic machine tending, assembly line automation.

APT is one of the largest diversified manufacturing companies in our area with well over 100 employees. They are also proud to be one of the largest FANUC integrators in North America. It's 75,000 square foot building is a controlled atmosphere with heating and air conditioning in order to adhere to the highest standards of quality.

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