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Governor Hassan Announces Grants for Eight New Hampshire Companies to Train 446 Workers –Building on her efforts to strengthen New Hampshire’s workforce and support innovative, job-creating businesses, Governor Maggie Hassan announced that eight Granite State companies have received job training grants to help train 446 workers. The grants for July total $162,889, and the companies contributed matching funds to bring the total amount for training workers in new skills to $339,437.

“I’m proud to announce the latest round of job training grants that build on our efforts to provide innovative businesses with the workers they need now to grow and thrive in the Granite State,” Governor Hassan said. “By helping thousands of workers foster the skills and innovative thinking needed for success in the 21st economy, the New Hampshire Job Training Fund demonstrates our commitment to strengthening our workforce pipeline. We must build on the progress that we have made by maintaining our commitment to higher education and job training and continuing to work together to help expand middle class opportunity, support innovative businesses and keep New Hampshire’s economy moving in the right direction.”

  • The NH Automobile Dealers Services Inc: Up to $24,900 to train a total of 25 employees in the auto technician programs at Lakes Region Community College, Manchester Community College, Nashua Community College and White Mountains Community College
  • General Electric Aviation of Hooksett: $69,900 to train 300 employees, with Siemens providing controller training, Croft and Company training workers in leadership and GE Beliefs, and Manchester Community College providing training for workers in Microsoft, math, Geometric Tolerancing and diversity
  • AFL Telecommunications of Belmont: $5,400 to train six employees in Lean Manufacturing, Value Stream Mapping and Kaizen through the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NHMEP)
  • AKA Tool of Laconia: $10,500 for NHMEP to train six employees in ISO 9001:2015
  • Admix of Londonderry: $9,939 for the Woodland Group of North Hampton to train 56 employees in professional development and strategic planning
  • Wire Belt Corporation of Londonderry: $10,100 grant for 18 employees to receive Lean Champion training from Manchester Community College
  • Atrium Medical Corporation of Hudson: $15,600 to train 22 employees in management and introduction to Lean with Manchester Community College
  • C & M Machine Products of Hudson: $16,550 grant to train 13 employees in management and leadership through Velocity Performance
The Job Training Fund has awarded $9,169,892 in grants since October 2007, with employers contributing $11,985,450 for a total of $21,155,342 in new training for 26,513 New Hampshire workers. Companies interested in applying to the Job Training Fund should visit the fund's web site (follow link to the left).

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Posted: 8/2/2016 10:18 AM
Posted By: Jeff Ryan
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