ERIE, Pa. — Manufacturing apprenticeships are gaining support in the region. The Erie Regional Manufacturing Partnership (ERMP) is announcing the one-year results from the Greater Oh-Penn Manufacturing Apprenticeship Network’s use of a nearly $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. The five-year grant is helping to bridge students with manufacturing companies and helping…Details
Workforce Innovation Fund grant Outcomes report cumulative from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2016.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Fifty years ago, it wasn’t hard for a company in the Mahoning Valley to find a trained machinist with extensive skills and experience. Nor was much cajoling needed to persuade younger people to pursue a career in the industrial trades. As such, apprenticeship programs were filled with students eager to learn the…Details
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…Details
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A manufacturing network has created an apprenticeship model to attract young people to machining, and companies who join the model will receive up to $6,000 for each apprentice. In eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania, nearly 7,000 people will retire from the manufacturing industry in the next decade. The U.S. Department of Labor…Details