Manufacturing Workshops Open to the Public

The workshops are designed to inform the public about manufacturing careers available in the Oh-Penn region. Introduction to Manufacturing Workshops are presented by the Career Coaches in Ohio and Pennsylvania. The workshops are geared towards those who have limited manufacturing background, but are also helpful for those who have worked in manufacturing in the past,…

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Employers: Training Resources Now Available

Attention employers:  How would you like to reduce turnover, improve retention, increase productivity, make better promotion decisions, reduce on-the-job training time, improve workplace safety and improve product quality? Implementing nationally recognized credentials into your hiring and training practices will help you achieve those goals, and there are funds available through the Oh-Penn Manufacturing Collaborative to…

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IMPAQ Survey Responses Still Needed

The third-party evaluator for the Pathways to Competitiveness program, IMPAQ International, LLC, recently sent out a Manufacturing Employer Survey to manufacturers in the five-county Oh-Penn region. This survey focuses on employment and training issues as they relate to the regional manufacturing sector. The survey can be completed by paper or online using the website link…

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Amercian Society for Quality Credentials

ASQ joins 13 other leading organizations representing multiple industry sectors offering skills certification programs. ASQ is the only organization in the partnership that deals specifically in the quality field, providing training and certifications directly related to quality. Since 1968, more than 170,000 individuals worldwide have taken the path to reaching their goal of becoming ASQ…

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Training Provider of the Month: Lawrence Co. Career and Technical Center

Lawrence County Career and Technical Center provides training and education for any interested student in Lawrence County, grades 10-12. One of the most popular fields, Machine Tool Technology accounts for almost 20% of the County’s employment in various locations. LCCTC’s Machine Tool Technology shop prepares the students to be confident, capable and employable machinists.  …

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