Die Design
TMA, Schaumburg
Mondays
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
1/9 - 5/22/17

Hands-On CNC Training
TMA, SchaumburgIntroductory Hands-On CNC Training (Level 1)
Mondays & Wednesdays
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1/16 - 5/3/17

Events you may want to attend

Congressman Lamborn Questions Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs and MikeRoweWORKS Foundation

AmCon Design & Contract Manufacturing Expo Shows 2017

Manufacturing Day Events Boost Public Perception of Manufacturing Industry

The 2017 D2P Show Schedule:

Southeast Design-2-Part Show
March 29 & 30, 2017
Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, GA

Mid-Atlantic Design-2-Part Show
April 26 & 27, 2017
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks, PA

Greater Chicago Design-2-Part Show
May 10 & 11, 2017
Schaumburg Convention Center, Schaumburg, IL

Northern California Design-2-Part Show
May 24 & 25, 2017
Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA

Upper Midwest Design-2-Part Show
June 7 & 8, 2017
Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN

Southeast Design-2-Part Show
September 13 & 14, 2017
Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC

New England Design-2-Part Show
September 27 & 28, 2017
Royal Plaza Trade Center, Marlborough, MA

Midwest Design-2-Part Show
October 11 & 12, 2017
Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN

Northwest Design-2-Part Show
November 1 & 2, 2017
Portland Expo Center, Portland, OR

Southern California Design-2-Part Show
November 15 & 16, 2017
San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

Industrial Math II
42 hours: 14 weekly sessions

CONTENT: The primary objective of this course is to present mathematical concepts and practical application of concepts that are generally required by skilled employees in the machine trades. Course content includes application of mathematical operations of fractions, decimals, whole numbers and mixed numbers. Ratio and proportion, linear measurement, and fundamentals of algebra are also covered in relation to their use in industry. Numerous problem-solving sessions are formatted to industry settings and oriented toward trigonometric readiness.

Related Theory Apprentice Training
TMA, Schaumburg
Mondays & Wednesdays
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1/23/17 - 8/16/17

GAMA/Build A Plane 2017 Aviation Design Challenge

 What is the GAMA/Build A Plane 2017 Aviation Design Challenge?

Look Who's Talking: Learn from Your Manufacturing Colleagues

Initiatives changing perception of careers in manufacturing

 2017 Show Schedule

Tool & Die Making
168 hours: 56 sessions

CONTENT: This is a third-year course for students choosing the tool and die path. Students will acquire knowledge involving the principles of cutting and forming sheet metal and coil stock. Other content includes the primary components of a die, press setup and operation, strip layout and material utilization, bend allowance, forming and pre-bending, compound dies, four slide tooling and the basics of QDC. Instruction will also include flat blank layouts, progressive dies, inverted dies, heat treatment, and the basic theories of die protection. Other areas included are factors that affect die life, draw dies, and fine blanking theory.

Mold Making
168 hours: 56 sessions

CONTENT: This is a third-year course for students choosing the mold making path. Content includes a study of the mold cavity and core, runners, gates, fitting details, shutoffs, methods of construction, clearances, mold base technology and materials as well as locking devices. Instruction will also include overflows, venting, side cores, mold finishes and polishing techniques. Students will learn about types of molds, materials, water lines, cooling strategies, limit switches, pressure testing, plastic resins and shrink rates.


Advanced G Code Programming (Level 2)
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1/17 - 5/4/17

Hiring Young Talent Event

​Golden Corridor Advanced Manufacturing Partnership