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New HTEC Center in KY

Sullivan University's College of Technology and Design has added a program for advanced equipment machinists at its Advanced Manufacturing Center.

The new Haas Technical Education Center opened last week on Sullivan's Atkinson Square Drive campus, off Gardiner Lane near Bishop Lane.

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Hiring, Training and Supporting the Workforce in School and on the Job

A recurring topic of discussion during my recent trip touring Virginian manufacturing facilities was labor: finding it, hiring it, training it. For some manufacturers, the local reality is that there are not enough already-skilled people looking for work. Hiring under these circumstances entails offering access to technical education of some kind, or a lot of on-the-job training. On the other hand...

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NIMS and Gene Haas Foundation Awards SkillsUSA Scholarships for Young Manufacturing Talent

Louisville, KY – NIMS, the precision manufacturing industry’s premier standards and certification body, and the Gene Haas Foundation (GHF), which provides scholarships to schools for students entering technical training programs, are partnering to provide scholarship funds directly to the near-future workforce. The scholarships were awarded to all SkillsUSA CNC competitors students.

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NIMS-ApprenticeshipUSA Funding for New/Expanding Programs

hrough September 2017, NIMS is awarding funding to new or expanding* apprenticeship programs that prepare for manufacturing careers. Funding is awarded to program sponsor organizations, and may be used to offset the following program-related expenses:

Registration of apprenticeship programs with USDOL Costs related to design and start-up of apprenticeship programs Classroom education or ...

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