Manufacturing is a priority for the state of Minnesota that requires a new generation of trained workers to fuel and sustain it. 360° is building a pipeline of talented individuals for advanced manufacturing by promoting the industry and providing accurate and enticing career information to individuals at all levels. Learn more about us.
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According to Minnesota’s Department of Employment and Economic Development, manufacturers are projected to have over 1,500 jobs available in automation, machining, and welding each year for the next 10 years, and those projects are expected to grow.
Learn about our 360° eTECH certificates to take your next step in manufacturing!
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News & Events:
robotics tournament at northland
The first Dream It Do It VEX Robotics tournament, hosted by Northland Community & Technical College in Thief River Falls, was November 23. Twenty-four teams played "Toss Up" and competed to receive the Excellence Award.
pine technical college's manufacturing programs
The colleges that are part of 360° are all doing excellent work to promote manufacturing careers and provide quality education.
Pine Technical College offers a variety of certificates, diplomas, and A.A.S. degrees for those who are interested in furthering their education in manufacturing.
tour of manufacturing reaches 4,200
The survey results from the 2013 Dream It Do It Statewide Tour of Manufacturing are now available. Sixty-five manufacturers across the state opened their doors October 24-26 to offer an estimated 4,200 students and community members the opportunity to experience modern manufacturing.