MT Magazine January/February 2024




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FIRST Robotics Team Engineers Adaptive Tech for Kids With Disabilities

Forget “Hulk smash!” because now Hulk adapts! The Penn High FIRST Robotics team from Mishawaka, Indiana, adapted a Hulk Halloween costume for a boy in a wheelchair. Partnering with ATMakers and Mission to Engineer, the team’s device allowed for the boy, who has cerebral palsy, to have the coolest costume on the block. disabilities

‘Tech Trends’: Deciphered Texts, Sold-Out Printers, and Generative AI

The “Tech Trends” family is growing! Ramia Lloyd and Elissa Davis join Benjamin Moses and Stephen LaMarca on camera for the first time in the video recording for Episode 105. From ancient texts to brand-new generative AI, this episode spans centuries. Now listeners have four Tech Trenders to explore the latest in everything tech-related – talk about making history! and-generative-ai

Apprenticeship Successes at AMT Member Companies

New talent incoming! National Apprenticeship Week might have been in November, but there is never a bad time to celebrate our members’ successes. Take a deep dive into the apprenticeships offered by Schunk, Okuma, and United Grinding and learn how they benefit these companies – as well as our industry’s workforce.

From Stargazing to Part-Making: Building an Entrepreneur

Stars shine bright, and so does Melanie Lang! After tracking constellations for years and being the first in her family to go to college, Melanie went to work for industry giants – and became one herself. We have so many amazing women in manufacturing, and we’re excited to highlight Melanie for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day.

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