Career Development

Taking a hands-on approach to training the skilled workers of tomorrow

How one company is working to ensure good, strong manufacturing in the U.S.

By Peter Zierhut

Haas Automation grew rapidly from a small company to a large one, so we didn't always realize the importance of ancillary activities like supporting education. That's because education doesn't directly benefit getting machines out the door.

However, education does have very strong indirect benefit because our industry needs to be supplied with well-educated machinists and engineers for us to have a future.

We knew we couldn't do it all by ourselves, but we wanted to do our part to build strong machinists and machining programs is as many schools as possible, starting in the U.S. and then spreading to schools worldwide.

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