Month: March 2021

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More Powerful Batteries Will Be “Game-Changer” for Aerospace

Tod Colten, chief aerospace engineer and director of Flight Services at Sentera, envisions a “big revolution” in the aerospace industry as a result of advances in battery manufacturing infrastructure. Sentera is a global technology company that devises hardware and software to interface with precision agriculture equipment such as planters and fertilizer applicators. “There’s a lot …

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Ag Tech Company Leader Shares Insights about Trends for 3 Types of Technicians

Sentera, a global technology company that devises hardware and software to interface with precision agriculture equipment such as planters and fertilizer applicators, employs three types of technicians: engineering technicians who work in the Minnesota company’s lab to build prototypes of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), sensors, and cameras; geospatial information system (GIS) technicians who create maps …

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Achievements of National Center for Supply Chain Automation Set the Stage for the NCSCA 4th Annual Symposium

The National Center for Supply Chain Automation (NCSCA) will host its 4th Annual Symposium virtually on April 28-29 from noon to 3 pm EDT. Despite the challenges of Covid-19, perseverance, resourcefulness, and collaboration delivered results for NCSCA over the past year. Expanded certification programs, updated curriculum, corporate apprenticeships, and the acquisition of industry-standard training equipment have …

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Technician’s Blend of Technical, IT & Writing Skills Fit at Solar Energy Company

Alex Thomas’s enthusiasm for renewable energy and the technical skills he learned during the three-semester certificate program at Madison Area Technical College (Madison College) in Wisconsin helped him get a paid internship as a systems integration technician at SunPeak. As an intern, the 25-year-old Thomas worked alongside John Schwarzmeier, the group leader for Systems Integration …

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