Welding is for Everyone

Welding Technicians

The U.S. employment rate seems to fluctuate regularly. With no steady increase in sight, now is the time to think outside of the box and consider other career options. The stakes are even higher for women who are still at a disadvantage when it comes to earning potential versus that of their male counter parts. Often, women do not even consider a career in the Industrial field due to it having a male dominated image. Unbeknownst to most people the welding industry has had an influx of female presence. According to the Department of Labor 2014 statics on women in nontraditional occupations it is estimated 4.8% of all welders are women, which is about 615,000 workers. The median weekly earnings are around $733 with the potential to earn more.

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CNC Advantages

The Advantages of CNC Technicians

Precision Manufacturing Institute (PMI) is a technical school that is always at the forefront of knowing the latest technologies. We also ensure that are students are equipped to operate, repair, and manage the complexities of these technologies. Computer Numerical Control, also known as CNC machining is one of those featured tools that add value to the manufacturing industry.

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What to Know about Spring Enrollment

Enrolling in the Spring?

For a while now you have been contemplating going back school but the fall semester has come and gone; what now? Contrary to popular belief you can start your educational journey in the spring. Yes, classes for the spring semester do fill up early, but that gives you even more reason to move quickly.
Industrial and Technical schools do offer early registration in both the fall and spring semester.

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Using Welding as a Creative Outlet

Finding a Creative Outlet in Welding

Some people have a misconception that welding is a simple and dry process. This is far from true. Schools like PMI in Meadville, PA show students immediately that welding is a very creative activity. It requires you to think abstractly to solve problems and complete jobs. You can find a creative outlet in welding for several reasons.

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Partnerships with the Precision Manufacturing Institute

Becoming a Partner with PMI

The Precision Manufacturing Institute, a school that is based in Meadville, PA, has always striven for the highest standards from itself and the students that learn there. Students from PMI have had access to some of the greatest opportunities for young people in the area. They have developed close partnerships with community colleges and two year institutions throughout the state.

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What is Arc Welding?

Interested in the Arc Welding Industry?

What is Arc Welding?

Arc welding is a technique in which metals are welded using heat generated by an electric arc. The technique is performed using either direct or alternating current (although direct current is preferred) and uses manual, semiautomatic or fully automated processes. Arc welding is used today for the fabrication of steel structures and vehicles.

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Are They Worth Their Weight

Getting What you can out of it

Manufacturing is a major industry, and many companies in this industry are thriving in the current environment. In major manufacturing companies, many of the employees as well as the executives are handsomely compensated. Some of these are employees who attended a manufacturing technical school receive a competitive salary, and others who have an executive level position receive great benefits like stock options, life insurance, health insurance and more. Because of how well-compensated some of these employees are, it begs the question of if they are worth their weight.

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