Manufacturers Draw in Millennials with New Training Approach

Pittsburgh Post Gazette Finding millennials who are interested in manufacturing and have the aptitude for it are two challenges facing Western Pennsylvania manufacturers to replace retiring baby boomers.  But there’s another:  teaching millennials once they find them. Employers are discovering that the next generation of workers learns differently then they did. “Millennials like to see…

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TRAINING PROVIDER FOCUS: Columbiana County Career & Tech Center Adult Education – Welding

CCCTC is an American Welding Society Educational Institution Member, as well as an AWS Certified Testing Facility. AWS Sense Curriculum is provided to ensure students learn the skills necessary to become certified by the end of the program. This course is designed for the person who is interested in entering the welding trades. The course is an…

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INY Video Project Request for Proposals

Bidder’s Notice West Central Job Partnership, Inc. (WCJP) is the fiscal agent and grant administrator for Workforce Investment Act and the Workforce Innovation Fund (WIF) grant programs. WCJP is soliciting proposals from agencies with demonstrated abilities to design and develop (both a three minute version and a condensed 30 second version) video for four separate…

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TRAINING PROVIDER FOCUS: Mercer High School

Congratulations to Mercer High School Robotics Team who placed in the top 10 at the BEST national robotics competition! BEST Robotics, Inc. is a non-profit, volunteer organization whose mission is to inspire middle through high school students to pursue careers in engineering, science and technology through participation in a sports-like, hands-on, real-world engineering-based robotics competition.…

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YSU Metro College Offers Free Introductions to LEAN and Six Sigma

Global competition drives companies to be the best in quality, price, delivery and innovation.  LEAN Enterprise can help you compete in the global marketplace, by resolving issues such as eliminating waste in materials, increasing process efficiency, reducing inventory stock piles, bottlenecks and overtime. Six Sigma is a process that can reduce defects to one in…

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MANUFACTURER SPOTLIGHT: LYCO Manufacturing

Welcome Lyco Manufacturing as a new member to the Oh-Penn family of manufacturers! Lyco joined the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition in November.   Specializing in custom metal fabrication and forming, Lyco Manufacturing is the premium single source metal manufacturer serving Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.  Lyco has an extensive array of metal fabrication and forming equipment at…

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