March 2021

Women that weld

CVN79 Construction

To celebrate Women’s History Month, Newport News Shipbuilding puts a spotlight on the important role women play in its business

Next steps

Serviceman searching job on laptop at home, adapting to civilian life after army

For separating service men and women, Operation Next serves as a stepping stone toward advanced manufacturing careers in civilian life 

Better delivery

Using metal-cored wire developed specifically for galvanized steel provides high deposition rates and faster travel speeds

Collaborative efforts

An equipment manufacturer in Montana overcomes labor shortages, boosts quality and improves productivity with a cobot welder

Cutting the hose

The technology behind cordless tools has advanced, allowing manufacturers to meet high production standards