NIMS Wins Federal Contract to Grow Apprenticeships in Manufacturing

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), the manufacturing industry’s developer of skills standards and credentials, is proud to announce that it has been selected by the United States Department of Labor as an industry intermediary to support the expansion of registered apprenticeships within manufacturing. READ FULL RELEASE

Veterans Can Help Lead the Manufacturing Revolution

As we honor our veterans this Veterans Day with the presidential election just now in the rear view mirror, it’s clear we saw two undeniable points of agreement throughout the hard fought campaign.

Both sides of the aisle believe that we need to support our military veterans and ensure the United States is once again a world leader in manufacturing. READ FULL OP-ED

NIMS Announces First-Ever Industry Standard for the 21st Century CAM Manufacturing Workforce

Today, the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) released the first-ever industry Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) standards. With guidance from Autodesk Inc., the leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, these standards will enhance education and training programs to meet 21st century demands for skilled CAM programmers, designers and engineers. Read Full Release

Calling Missouri Manufacturing Companies: We Need Your Input!

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) is partnering with State Technical College for the enhancement of their workforce programs. Labor market data shows that there will be an estimated 2 million jobs unfilled in the next decade. It is critical that we build training programs to equip individuals with the skills needed by employers. Read Full Release