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MTI's Partnership With Career Academy South Bend Ignites Success

Posted by Ashley Henderson on Oct 30, 2019 10:33:50 AM

Topics: Eyes of an Engineer, Design A Great Career

If you haven't seen the recent headlines about manufacturing across the Midwest, allow us to summarize: the skills gap is growing.

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Eyes of an Engineer: Putting the Pedal to the Metal

Posted by Ashley Henderson on Sep 16, 2019 11:54:02 AM

Topics: Eyes of an Engineer, Design A Great Career

Jim Hoffman, MTI's Chief Metallurgist, examines a weld at the Sheridan Street lab.

Resting his face against the eyepiece of a microscope, MTI Chief Metallurgist Jim Hoffman meticulously spins a cluster of knobs, gradually bringing a customer’s latest weld into focus. He squints, rotates another dial then shifts his eyes toward his computer.  His keyboard clicks rhythmically as he adds to the notes sprawled across his two monitors.

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Eyes of an Engineer: When Passions Become a Career

Posted by Ashley Henderson on Jul 25, 2019 2:57:50 PM

Topics: Eyes of an Engineer, Design A Great Career

Constanza Lengerich (right) chats with controls engineer, Ray Szajko.

Situated in a quiet office on the second floor of MTI’s global headquarters in South Bend, Indiana, Constanza Lengerich carefully examines a new batch of data from her team’s latest weld. The numbers excite and energize her – they signal pivotal progress in the company’s research and development of a new form of solid-state joining, Low-Force Friction Welding.

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Flexible Vacation and Paid Time Off

Posted by MariClare Osborn on Jun 11, 2019 11:38:00 AM

Topics: Design A Great Career

We understand life's biggest moments don't always wait until the end of the work day. On most occasions, MTI employees can take advantage of a flexible schedule — meaning you can do things like volunteer in your child's classroom or tag along on a field trip without using any time off.

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Learning and Development

Posted by MariClare Osborn on May 14, 2019 11:40:00 AM

Topics: Design A Great Career

Starting a new career can be intimidating. But at MTI, you don't have to do it alone. 

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Eyes of an Engineer: Part 3

Posted by Bob Besse on Jan 15, 2018 8:34:27 AM

Topics: Eyes of an Engineer, Design A Great Career, Low Force Friction Welding

In our third installment of Eyes of an Engineer, we introduce you to Tori Zellerhoff and Margot Hughan.  They began working at MTI as part of their capstone thesis for Notre Dame’s Master’s Program in Entrepreneurship, Technology, & Innovation (ESTEEM).

Combining technology with entrepreneurship, the two developed a business plan and go-to-market strategy for MTI’s latest technology, low force friction welding

Find out how they got started, what they learned at MTI, and what they enjoyed most about the experience.

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Eyes of an Engineer: Part 1

Posted by Bob Besse on Dec 20, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Topics: Eyes of an Engineer, Design A Great Career

Every day, the engineers at MTI are working to solve complex manufacturing challenges through diverse applications of friction welding. They design the machines that help make our customers’ parts even better — and they’re passionate about their work.

Today, we’re pleased to introduce you to three of them: JT, Matt, and Susannah. They’ll tell you how they got here, and what they love about working at MTI.

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Eyes of an Engineer: Part 2

Posted by Bob Besse on Jul 21, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Topics: Eyes of an Engineer, Design A Great Career

In our second installment of Eyes of an Engineer, we introduce you to Jessica Miller, Dustin Bruntz, and Kaylee McConnell. They’ve all begun working as friction welding engineers with MTI within the past two years, though they’ve taken very different routes to their careers. Find out what they love about friction welding, how they got into it, and what they enjoy about being part of the MTI team.

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Become a Part of the MTI Vision

Posted by MariClare Osborn on Dec 21, 2015 11:23:00 AM

Topics: Design A Great Career

If you’ve ever wondered how machines work, have a genuine interest in applying your engineering knowledge to diverse applications or how parts are made, then you may find just the right opportunity at MTI.

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About MTI

In 1926 our founder, Conrad Adams, may not have been able to visualize all the great things ahead for his family’s small tool and die company. However, he could see a bright future solving problems for his customers. Through hard work and a steadfast dedication to solving their most challenging manufacturing problems, the little company from South Bend, Indiana became the world-leader in friction welding technologies, providing engineered solutions from golf putters to jet engines. Today – nine decades and four generations later – MTI’s commitment continues with a solid succession plan and a vision for GREATNESS in place for the next generation.