Ranken Celebrates MFG Day in St. Louis and Wentzville

On Friday, October 2, Ranken’s Manufacturing Division opened its doors for MFG Day, a nationwide celebration of modern manufacturing. MFG Day is intended to address common misconceptions about manufacturing by giving the manufacturing industry an opportunity to open their doors and show what manufacturing is — and what it isn’t. Attendees had the opportunity to: Tour local [..] READ MORE

HI-TEC 2015 Innovative Program Award Presented to Gary Young, Ranken Technical College

  WACO, Texas (May 20, 2015) – The HI-TEC Innovative Program Award will be presented July 29, 2015 at the High Impact Technology Exchange Conference (HI-TEC) in Portland, OR. This year’s recipient is Gary Young, Ranken Technical College, Advanced Manufacturing Program. This award recognizes teams of advanced technology education professionals that have designed and implemented [..] READ MORE

Ranken Hosts Manufacturing Briefing

On Tuesday, Ranken welcomed local government officials and business representatives for a manufacturing briefing hosted by the City of St. Louis’ License Collector Mavis Thompson. With the goal of examining the comeback of the manufacturing industry, discussion topics included financing options, globalization, LEAN innovation, tax incentives, tax-exempt bond financing and talent recruitment.The event also featured [..] READ MORE

Ranken Takes the Gold at 2014 SkillsUSA National Conference

The 40th Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference was held on June 22-27 and the SkillsUSA Championships were held on June 25-26 in Kansas City, Mo. The event brought in more than 15,000 people, including students, teachers and business partners, and more than 5,800 outstanding career and technical education students competed hands-on in more [..] READ MORE