Tool and die makers in San Leandro make jigs, fixtures, dies, molds, machine tools, cutting tools, gauges, and other tools used in manufacturing processes. They are a class of machinists who work primarily in toolroom environments, with flexible, semipermeable boundaries from production work. They are skilled craftspeople who typically learn their trade through a combination of academic coursework and hands-on instruction. Art and science are thoroughly intermixed in their work.
Two New York teams are among the finalists (Long Island, NY) Alliance for Green Heat and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced that seven pellet stoves have been chosen as finalists in the Pellet Stove Design Challenge. This international competition, administered by the Alliance for Green Heat, identifies innovative low emissions and high efficiency..