• October 30, 2015
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    Manufacturing Field Trip at Evans Machine

    “There are misconceptions that manufacturing is a dirty, unfulfilling, hard-to-make-money kind of job. We are trying to educate and make awareness of the opportunities here in manufacturing,” said Dan Evans. The Owner and President of Evans machine, Dan Evans […]

  • October 6, 2015
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    Manufacturing Day 2015

    On October 2nd, fourty-five students from Plouffe Academy in Brockton, MA boarded a bus for a field trip to AccuRounds, a precision manufacturing company in Avon. The field trip was in celebration of Manufacturing Day, a national campaign to […]

  • February 3, 2015
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    Lean Manufacturing And The End Of The Manufacturing Skills Training Program

    Lean production has become increasingly important in the manufacturing industry, both as a process and as a necessary job skill. Originally derived from the Japanese Automotive Industry it emphasizes reducing cost and increasing quality by increasing efficiency through the removal of […]

  • January 12, 2015
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    BAWIB’s Manufacturing Training Has Begun!

    The Manufacturing Training Program, a partnership between the Brockton Area Workforce Investment Board, CareerWorks and Mass MEP got started last week. The month long program will include shop math, blueprint reading, lean manufacturing, CNC lathe & milling concepts, metrology […]

  • December 19, 2014
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    BAWIB Awarded $10,000 AMP IT UP! Grant

    BAWIB Awarded $10,000 AMP IT UP! Matching Grant to Iincrease Advanced Manufacturing Career Awarness and Interest   The Brockton Area Workforce Investment Board in partnership with Brockton Public Schools, Bridgewater State University and AccuRounds has been awarded one of nine AMP […]

  • December 17, 2014
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    Manufacturing Bus Tour at AccuRounds and Boston Brace

    Last Friday BAWIB organized a manufacturing bus tour to AccuRounds and Boston Brace for participants of the Manufacturing Skills Training Program. Our first stop on the tour was AccuRounds, a contract manufacturer that machines and assembles precision turned components. In […]

  • October 6, 2014
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    Manufacturing Day at AccuRounds!

    Last Friday BAWIB took over 30 students from the Raymond and Ashfield middle schools to AccuRounds for a mid-day field trip. The tour, which was open to many of the local area schools consisted of a walk-around of the newly […]