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Made in Minnesota: Gerdau

April 22, 2013 No Comments

A CAPITOL (SAINT PAUL) STEEL MILL Did you know that Saint Paul is home to a production facility for one of the largest steel manufacturers in the world? This Saint Paul location, acquired in 2004 by Gerdau, soon will be the recipient of a major corporate investment in modernization of its operations. Gerdau will invest […]

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Who’s Who: Dr. Kevin Kopischke

Who’s Who: Dr. Kevin Kopischke

April 22, 2013 No Comments

An Agent for Positive Change Exciting times are led by exciting people. One such vibrant leader you will get to know today is Dr. Kevin Kopischke, president of Alexandria Technical and Community College. Kopischke’s professional career has been dedicated to the next generation of Minnesota’s workers. He is known as an agent of positive change […]

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Best Practices: Implementing Quality

Best Practices: Implementing Quality

April 22, 2013 No Comments

Numbers in Question Quality can be defined, as excerpted from Wikipedia: As the systematic activities implemented in a quality system so that quality requirements for a product or service will be fulfilled. It is the systematic measurement, comparison with a standard, monitoring of processes and an associated feedback loop that confers error prevention. In practical […]

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Educator’s Corner: Providing Skilled Graduates

Educator’s Corner: Providing Skilled Graduates

April 17, 2013 No Comments

Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) has a rich history of providing industry with highly skilled graduates in the Machine Tool Technology (MTT) program, routinely placing students in top spots at the SkillsUSA Championships. In 2011, the MTT student representatives swept first place in six categories at the state competition, and placed first in CNC […]

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