Congratulations to Deep Draw Tool Maker Apprentice Patrick Tobin
On Tuesday, July 27, 2016, Connecticut Department of Labor’s Keri Lamontagne, Regional Apprenticeship Representative, officially enrolled Pat into the 8,000 hour Eyelet Tool Maker apprenticeship program.
Pat started working at Prospect Machine Products in his junior year at Warren F. Kaynor Vocational Technical High School in Waterbury. At Kaynor, Pat was enrolled in the Manufacturing Technology program.
Graduating from Kaynor in 2013, Pat moved on to Naugatuck Valley Community College where he majored in Science and Technology.
Upon graduating from NVCC in 2015, Pat is now enrolled at Central Connecticut State University pursuing a BS in Mechanical Engineering, class of 2019.
These days the word “artisanal” is used quite frequently to describe a hand-made product from a skilled craftsman, usually relating to food and beverage products. Hardly a word we ever use here, but it is the same process learned through the body of knowledge for deep draw metal forming and the tradition of tool making passed on by hand from one generation to the next. Continue reading
Lean Awareness Training – The New Culture
On Friday, May 22, the entire Prospect Machine Products’ team completed a Lean Awareness Training Program as a launch into Lean thinking and processes. Part of the program consisted of hands-on training exercises as well as discussions that introduced our team to the strategies, tools and methods to succeed and thrive with our customers. Continue reading
In our initiative to expand our international sales of deep draw components, we now provide Spanish and Portuguese translations of our website.