Drew Sfirri, a full-time composites technician in the Composites Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) at Southern Maine Community College, performs tensile testing on Shimadzu AG-X materials testing and inspection equipment.

Closing the Education Gap

If you ask owners or managers of composites companies to name their top business challenges, you’ll likely hear this among the answers: “I just can’t find enough skilled, educated employees!” Yet an...