Greater Oh-Penn Manufacturing Apprenticeship Network: Call for manufacturers to join group model, take advantage of grant funding

Youngstown, OH – The Greater Oh-Penn Manufacturing Apprenticeship Network’s (The Network) created a group sponsored apprenticeship model, which is now available to manufacturers interested in training industrial maintenance employees and machinists. This U.S. Department of Labor grant provides reimbursement funding to companies located in the Network’s 14 county region (Ashtabula, Columbiana, Geauga, Mahoning, Portage, and…

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Manufacturing Network To Help Businesses Establish Manufacturing Apprenticeships Thanks to Grant

By MITCH FELAN • AUG 12, 2016 A five-year grant is helping a local manufacturing network create apprenticeship programs in Ohio and Pennsylvania. The $3 million grant from the Department of Labor was given to the Greater Oh-Penn Apprenticeship Network. The network will create a model for manufacturing apprenticeships and reimburse local companies who use…

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Getting family-sustainable jobs back

Local members of the Erie Regional Manufacturer Partnership said getting people back to work is important, no matter what your political affiliation is. “What we’re looking for is kids that are motivated, responsible, have initiative, accountability and look forward to seeing things being built and made and take ownership and be proud of what they’re…

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Manufacturers Coalition Sees Its Goals Take Shape – Josh Medore

CANFIELD, Ohio — As the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition approaches its fifth anniversary, its members are starting to see the group’s strategic plan pan out. Industrial education classes at local vocational schools, teaching primarily machining and welding, are at capacity. Businesses are restarting their apprenticeship programs. And grant dollars for manufacturing initiatives are becoming more…

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