Article From: 11/15/2012 Production Machining
The Precision Machined Products Association (PMPA) has partnered with The Manufacturing Institute to expand Right Skills Now, a fast-track machining training program aligned to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)-Endorsed Manufacturing Skills Certification System. Right Skills Now and the Skills Certification System are successful programs that are building the educated and skilled workforce manufacturers need to successfully compete in the global economy.
“Developing a skilled workforce is the greatest challenge facing our industry,” says Mike Duffin, executive director of PMPA. “PMPA is proud to partner with The Manufacturing Institute to continue to support the Right Skills Now program championed by our member, Darlene
Miller of Permac Industries out of Burnsville, Minn. Together, PMPA, The Manufacturing Institute, and partners of Right Skills Now, will be making a difference to develop the skilled workforce needed to keep manufacturing competitive in North America.