NIMS launches new employer website

October 28, 2014 - 07:00pm

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), a governing body for education and training in manufacturing, launched a new website designed for employers seeking to fill open jobs and build a network of competitive talent. provides information, tools and how-to guides to help employers learn about and implement industry-recognized credentials at their companies, according to NIMS. The website also includes resources on sourcing training programs and NIMS-certified talent; implementing industry-aligned training and credentialing within companies; and integrating NIMS skills standards and credentials into human resources practices. 

 "There are an estimated 99,500 projected job openings for machinists and 117,100 projected job openings for industrial maintenance technicians nationally through 2020," said Jim Wall, NIMS executive director. "Our new website is a big step to help companies prepare more people for these growing careers."

Related Glossary Terms

  • metalworking


    Any manufacturing process in which metal is processed or machined such that the workpiece is given a new shape. Broadly defined, the term includes processes such as design and layout, heat-treating, material handling and inspection.


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