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Skilled machine tooling techniques example.Career Resources
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Career Resources
This site also provides links to to find new and used machine tools and machinery, plus publications, and more.

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor/Bureau of Labor Statistics. Highlights occupational characteristics, working conditions, employment opportunities, and future outlook.

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Machinist
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor/Bureau of Labor Statistics. Highlights occupational characteristics, working conditions, employment opportunities, and future outlook.
Search for jobs, post your resume, access career resources, attend a virtual job fair which allows you to browse company profiles, and access education and training links.

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Employment Assistance

WITC Employment Connection
Job opportunities for WITC students, graduates, and alumni.

Wisconsin Job Net Job Search

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Health & Safety

ATSDR: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
The ATSDR, as an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, serves the public by providing, among other services, education and training concerning hazardous substances.

OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Includes OSHA regulations and compliance links.

Safety and Health Topics: Machine Guarding eTool
eTools are "stand-alone" interactive, web-based training tools on occupational safety and health topics.

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Online Publications & News

American Machinist Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation
Control Engineering Metal Forming
Home Shop Machinist & Machinist Workshop Modern Machine Shop

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Trade Associations

American Society for Quality
The purpose of the American Society for Quality, a professional association, is to provide information,
contacts, and opportunities to make things better in the workplace, in communities, and in people's lives.

National Institute for Metalworking Skills, Inc.
NIMS is a nonprofit organization formed to support the development of a skilled workforce for the
metalworking industry.

National Tooling and Machining Association
The NTMA is the national representative of the custom precision manufacturing industry in the
United States.

American Mold Builders Association

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Society of Plastic Engineers

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Trade Resources

C. G. Bretting Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Located in Ashland, Wis., Bretting has served the converting and contract manufacturing industry for more than 100 years.

Kennametal's aspiration is to be the premier tooling solutions supplier in the world with operational
excellence throughout the value chain and best-in-class manufacturing and technology.

Machinery Handbook
Machinery Handbook has been the "Bible" in its field for more than 85 years. This comprehensive reference guide was written for mechanical and manufacturing engineers, designers, draftsmen, toolmakers, and machinist. You can purchase a copy at this link along with other publications from Industrial Press.

Machinery Manuals
Machinery Manuals carry an extensive collection of metalworking machinery documents, including maintenance manuals, service manuals, repair parts manuals, operator manuals, electrical diagrams
and more. Order online or by phone.
The Industry's Knowledge Network sponsored by Reed Business Information. Subscribe to free newsletters
and industry magazines.

Mastercam CAD/CAD Systems. Access training information, support and service information, articles, plus sign up to receive their free online newsletter.

Parker Hannifin Corporation
Parker Hannifin Corporation is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technology
and systems providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of markets.

Virtual Machine Shop
The Virtual Machine Shop is a project funded by the United States Department of Labor. It purpose is
to create lecture/demos for machine tool instruction and to have them available on the web.

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