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Press release: Partnership with Dassault Systèmes Yields Results for Students

In a press release, submitted by Dassault Systèmes on July 25, 2017, a partnership announcement was made with the Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing regarding a software deal that will benefit workforce development at Washington’s community and technical colleges. This announcement noted:  Deal Includes 900 Users to be Shared Across all Eight Educational Institutions 3DEXPERIENCE Platform on the Cloud Prepares the Next Generation of Aerospace & Advanced Manufacturing Engineers and Technicians Workforce Development and Readiness Crucial for Future of Washington State Economy For more information:  Mary Kaye Bredeson, executive director Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing 425-388-9987 About Dassault Systèmes Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Dassault Systèmes’ collaborative solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. The group brings value to over 220, 000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries. For more information, visit 3DEXPERIENCE, the Compass logo and the 3DS logo, CATIA, SOLIDWORKS, ENOVIA, DELMIA, SIMULIA, GEOVIA, EXALEAD, 3D VIA, BIOVIA, NETVIBES and 3DEXCITE are registered trademarks of Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries in the US and/or other countries. View Press Release View the Dassault Systèmes press release dated July 25, 2017. Featured on: This...

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Paris Air Show: The International Buzz in Aerospace

View the Department of Commerce Press Release (post event) The Center of Excellence was honored to attend the 2017 Paris Air Show. Executive Director, Mary Kaye Bredeson,  participated in panel discussions, met with dignitaries from European countries, and toured Airbus to name a few items. Bredeson also attended sessions regarding what to expect in future aircraft design and technology – a huge area of innovation in the industry that will require skilled labor. Per the Washington Department of Commerce website, there are about 1,400 companies in Washington’s aerospace supply chain, “which serves Boeing, Airbus and every other major aircraft manufacturer...

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Professional Development for CTC Faculty: National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)

By Sue Bradshaw, project director Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing During the week of June 19-23, 2017 the Center of Excellence for Aerospace & Advanced Manufacturing, along with the Gene Haas Foundation, sponsored a Machining Instructor Training offered by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS). The community & technical colleges participating this year included: Bates, Bellingham, Spokane, Everett, Lower Columbia and a guest from Broward Schools in Florida. This 5-day Machining Instructor Training workshop included classroom and hands-on lab time in which participants gained a working knowledge of NIMS credentialing and program accreditation, learned best...

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