NC State: Manufacturing Innovation
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NC State: Manufacturing Innovation

Good afternoon everyone. Welcome to NC State. It is my distinct pleasure to host this event and to welcome the president to our great university. NC State was founded on the great tradition of the land grant university. The tradition of creating and applying practical knowledge that benefits citizens far and wide. The tradition of educating the workforce for the…

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Manufacturing opportunity
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Manufacturing opportunity

This is Gestamp. We’re in Hamilton County, Tennessee. Gestamp is a company that takes metal parts and builds auto bodies. They do a lot of stamping, a lot of welding. The skills demand here, whether it’s in the trades or college graduates, is very high. But the high school system has not been strong enough to get kids into college…

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Manufacturing has a Home for Everyone
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Manufacturing has a Home for Everyone

[Music]>>At the end of the day I think it’s a big world with lots of opportunity, with lots of innovation. Advanced manufacturing to me is what we have to be doing as American manufacture. You have to be taking the technologies and using them to the full advantage. Now we’re still learning. We’re still growing, again haven’t arrived, right? But…

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How to get through challenges: David’s dynamic transportation engineering career with CH2M
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How to get through challenges: David’s dynamic transportation engineering career with CH2M

Hi, my name’s David Allen, and I am a graduate highways engineer in our Glasgow office. I help the project team deliver infrastructure projects from the inception stage to detail design, right into construction. The work is extremely varied and constantly evolving. I have spent time working on outline junction design, initial drainage design, access requirements assessment, cost estimation, financial…

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Weekly Address: Time to Act on the Transportation Bill
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Weekly Address: Time to Act on the Transportation Bill

The President: At the end of September, if Congress doesn’t act, funding for our roads and bridges will expire. This would put a stop to highway construction, bridge repair, mass transit systems and other important projects that keep our country moving quickly and safely. And it would affect thousands of construction workers and their families who depend on the jobs…

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