I gave CCAT a very complex part to optimize. I knew there was opportunity for cycle time reduction, but I didn't expect a 70% improvement. This is huge.

- Mark DiLorenzo
Phoenix Manufacturing

NX 9 Turning Applications Workshop

This course provides essential Turning training for individuals who are responsible for developing NC programs for lathes and mill-turn machine tools.  Knowledge of programming lathes and or mill turns is not required but basic turning machining knowledge is required.

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CT Business Expo - Becoming Lean and Green Workshop

Join CCAT's Energy team for an informative panel discussion session on how to be a "lean and green" business at the CT Business Expo on June 4 from 2:15-2:45pm. The session is one of six half-hour workshops to be held in the State of Connecticut Corridor, Booth 255 during the Expo. The workshops start at 9:45am.

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AME Course--Lean Bronze Examination Prep--Lawrence, MA

This course is intended to prepare attendees to take and pass the Lean Bronze Certification Examination. Attendees will be introduced to the Lean Certification Body of Knowledge, and will review the recommended reading materials from which all test questions are drawn. The course includes practice exams and hands-on exercises to give students a good idea of what will be included in the exam and offers several takeaways that students will find useful on exam day.
More info - http://www.ame.org/event/lean-bronze-examination-prep-course


NX9 Post Building Techniques

This course provides essential Post building training for individuals who are responsible for developing NC post processors. Knowledge of NC programming and machine tool technologies is required. Upon completion of this course, accomplished Post Developers will have the capability to create and modify NC post processors for 2½ thru 5 axis machines as well as turning and mill turn post processors.

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NX 9 Post Building Techniques

This course provides essential Post building training for individuals who are responsible for developing NC post processors.  Knowledge of NC programming and machine tool technologies is required.  Upon completition of this course, accomplished Post Developers will have the capability to create and modify NC post processors for 2 1/2 thru 5 axis machines as well as turning and mill turn post processors.

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Explore the Advantages of 3D Printing with PolyJet Technology

Join the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology and Cimquest in the second workshop in our 3D Printing series focusing on the creation of Injection Molding tools using Polyjet technology.

PolyJet technology 3D prints in the widest variety of materials, so you can create ergonomic tooling, bio-compatible surgical guides or realistic prototypes that closely resemble finished products.

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AME Workshop--AME Excellence Award Training Workshop--Walpole, MA

This workshop is divided into two blocks. The morning is targeted to potential applicants as well as assessors and potential assessors. It will cover the award criteria and the overall application process and annual timeline. The afternoon is focused on the activities of Award Assessors, although potential applicants can also benefit from gaining an understanding of how assessors are expected to approach the various applicant review activities.
More info - http://www.ame.org/event/ame-excellence-award-training-workshop


Tool Management Workshop

Experience hands-on high-performance tool management solutions for an efficient manufacturing process live during this half day workshop.

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AME Event--Value Stream Mapping for the Office: Hosted by Deluxe Corporation--Groton, MA

This workshop reviews the eight basic wastes in the context of non-production processes. The manner by which lean thinking is applied to information intensive processes is then explored by making use of Value Stream Mapping - the assessment and planning tool of lean practitioners. Participants will learn to use this tool to: define the current state of an existing business process; re-design the process based on lean concepts; develop an Implementation Plan for the future state model. A case study is provided to enhance the learning process.
More Info - http://www.ame.org/event/value-stream-mapping-office