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Show 513 – Hydratech Industries

| Hydratech Industries | This week we’re in Robertsdale to visit Hydratech Industries, a company that specializes in designing and manufacturing hydraulics and cooling solutions for the industrial, energy, & marine industries. In this episode we learn about machining, welding, assembly, and the skills that are needed to do these jobs. Hydratech Industries Website
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Show 512 – Industrial Maintenance

| Auburn High School – Industrial Systems and Maintenance Program | Industrial Maintenance is a field that is in high demand here in Alabama.  Each year, new companies move into the state with the need for skilled industrial workers and maintenance workers. Our state has a major push for training in this industry and that’s […]
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Show 511 – Surgical Technology

/ Surgical Technology / This week, were in Opelika, at Southern Union State Community to learn about Surgical Technology.  This program teaches all aspects of a Surgical Technologist’s role in the operating room, including preparation for the procedure, participation in the procedure, and concluding the procedure.  Join us as we learn a little about what […]
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Show 510 – Recycling

/ City of Troy Recycling / KW Plastic / Recycling is the process of collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as trash and turning them into new products which reduces the amount of waste sent to landfills and incinerators which conserves natural resources.   Annually Recycling provide almost a half a million […]
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Show 509 – Paper

/ Alabama Southern Community College – Paper & Chemical Technology Program / We write on it, draw on it, ball it up, and throw it away…but first, somebody has to make it. What is it? It’s paper.  Annually, the U.S. produces approximately 87 million metric TONS of paper and paperboard.  This paper is produced from […]
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Show 508 – Industrial Maintenance

/ University of West Alabama – Industrial Maintenance Program / Most business and manufacturing facilities rely on some sort of machinery to run their business. For manufacturing industries, equipment such as PLC’s, CNC machines, and other equipment are used and require knowledge people to not only run the equipment but also maintain the equipment when […]
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Show 507 – Brindlee Mountain Fire Apparatus

/ Brindlee Mountain Fire Apparatus / This week we’re visiting Brindlee Mountain Fire Apparatus in Union Grove, one of the world’s largest used fire truck sales and service companies.  The campus houses the Nation’s largest on-site inventory of used fire, rescue, and aerial trucks, including ladders and platforms, as well as other emergency fire apparatus. […]
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Show 506 – EMPACT

/ EMPACT – Entertainment Media Production and Crew Training / In 2009, a survey by the Motion Picture Association of America found that the Entertainment industry supported more than 2.2 million job, directly and indirectly. Moviemakers use people within the area where the movie is being shot to work behinds the screens doing below the […]
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Show 505 – Culinary Arts

/ Trenholm State Technical College’s Culinary Arts Program / This week we’re visiting Trenholm State Technical College’s Culinary Arts program in Montgomery, the largest of it’s kind in the state. Trenholm’s program has drawn students from 18 countries and 30 states. This program offers career training and provides students with real world experience that prepares […]
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Show 504 – Civil Air Patrol

/ Civil Air Patrol / Educating our young people has become a task taken on by more than just our school systems. Entities like the United States Air Force, has created programs to further educate our young people through their methods…… methods that teach skills necessary for personal and career growth. This program is called […]
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Show 503 – Aquaculture

/ Alabama Bass Trail /  Aquaculture – Gadsden State Community College / Alabama Bass Trail Fishing and Alabama go together like Shirmp and Grits or Football and Saturday afternoons.  Now there’s a new tourist attraction that’s taking fishing and pairing it up with conservation education.  Working together, the Alabama Bass Trail, Alabama Power and the […]
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Show 502 – Aquaculture & Environmental Science

/ Chambers County Career Technology Center’s Aquaculture & Environmental Science Program / This week we’re visiting The Chambers County Career Technology Center’s Aquiculture and Environmental Science program in Lafayette.  This unique program is training and preparing students for many different types of jobs and continuing education opportunities.  We worked with students as they maintained aquatic […]
Show 501 – Henry Brick
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Show 501 – Masonry

/ Henry Brick / Wallace Community College – Masonry / Henry Brick Company in Selma Alabama has been creating bricks since 1945. With a crew of steady employees, Henry Brick produces a wide variety of quality bricks that they are proud of. Denson Henry, Vice-President of the company, talks about the history of Henry Brick. […]
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Show 413 – Agriscience & Technical Career

/ Pike Agriscience & Technical Career Academy / This week we’re in Goshen visiting the Pike Agriscience & Technical Career Academy at Goshen High School. This program introduces students to broad career opportunities in the agriculture industry while teaching them practical job skills and real world knowledge. The Academy provides students with industry related courses […]
Show 412 – True Adventure Sports
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Show 412 – True Adventure Sports

/ True Adventure Sports / Nestled in a quiet little spot in Northeast Alabama, about one mile from Little River Canyon is a quant and modest storefront, chopped full of adventure in store for the adventurous. True Adventure Sports is one of Alabama’s top tourist facilities, specializing in a host of outdoor extreme adventure as […]