In 2012, 71% of students graduating from four-year colleges did so with student loan debt. At an average debt over $25,000 per student, Americans owe more in student loan debt than credit card debt. At the same time, 80% of manufacturers report a moderate or serious shortage of qualified applicants for skilled production positions. Over the next decade, nearly 3½ million manufacturing jobs will likely be needed, and 2 million are expected to go unfilled due to the skills gap.
In the newly released video Dan Brubaker, one of our hydraulic press engineers, shares the advantages of choosing a career in manufacturing, “Manufacturing is a pretty solid field. There is always going to be opportunity, there’s always going to be something that needs to be built. It’s always nice to see my own designs being built and knowing they are going to last for 50+ years.”
The French Oil Mill Machinery Company’s custom hydraulic presses feature a wide variety of engineered designs, making them a fit for solutions of all kinds – from stand-alone hydraulic presses to machines interfaced with automated material and mold handling equipment for unattended manufacturing.
In five short years, MFG Day has grown from a modest celebration with 240 events in 37 states to a North American phenomenon with nearly 3,000 events. Don’t miss your opportunity to see how products are made by touring a manufacturing facility today.
The knowledge gained through decades spent in a rewarding career is even more valuable when it’s shared by industry legends like Daniel P. French, R.J. Del Vecchio, John Long and others.
A new French Vision Series vacuum hydraulic press model, available from 30 to 150 tons, is specially designed for customers molding composite parts.
We are honored to be one of the many family owned businesses in the rubber industry highlighted in Rubber and Plastics News: Four Generations Strong, Family is integral part of French Oil Mill Machinery Company’s success.
TMP, A Division of French was awarded a contact with the Defense Department for six self-containing C-Frame style heavy duty transfer molding presses to mold rubber components.
French Oil Mill Machinery Company is pleased to announce the rehiring of Robert Pavlik, who has joined the Oilseed Group as Oilseed Sales Engineer.
Our newest flaking mill, the Model 3180, was recently featured in the 1st Quarter issue of the Oil Mill Gazetteer magazine, an IOMSA publication.