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Ford Invests $1.6 Billion in US Plants, Creates 650 Jobs

Press Release - Ford Motor Company


Ford Motor Company is investing $1.6 billion to upgrade two of its manufacturing facilities in Michigan and Ohio, and creating or retaining 650 hourly jobs in the United States. The $1.4 billion investment in Livonia Transmission Plant and $200 million investment in Ohio Assembly Plant are part of the $9 billion commitment the company made in the 2015 UAW-Ford collective bargaining agreement to continue investing in its U.S. plants. Full Article

LIFT and Jefferson Public Schools Unveil Manufacturing Technology: A Career Pathway at Doss High School



Louisville, KY – Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) and Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) today announced the launch of Manufacturing Technology: High School Career Pathways in Kentucky. Doss High School, in collaboration with manufacturers and government leaders, will offer a career pathways program providing students with on-the-job training experience, employability skills and technical training. Full Article

P3 Automotive Unveils Mobility Innovation Center in Metro Detroit

PRESS RELEASE-- P3 Automotive


SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 20, 2016 – Representing the continuation of its significant North American growth over the past 11 years, P3 Automotive unveiled its Mobility Innovation Center (MIC) in Southfield, Michigan, announced plans to hire 100 employees by year end and committed to investing in research and development of new and advanced technology solutions to address the dynamic changes in the industry.
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Professional Development in the Supply Chain

By Lynsey Ritchie


Predicting the ups and downs of the oil & gas industry is a risky endeavor. Groundbreaking technologies make extraction more economical, which leads to increased revenue. Full Article

Connecticut 'Dream It. Do It.' Event Endorsed as Best Practice for Attracting Women to Mfg

Press Release - Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc.


Connecticut. Dream It. Do It., led by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT), announced that it’s Making It Real: Girls & Manufacturing Summit has been endorsed by the National Manufacturing Association’s Manufacturing Institute as a national best practice for attracting young women to future manufacturing careers. Full Article

GF Markets Manufacturing to High School Students

Senior Editor Bill Koenig


GF Machining Solutions this week tried to sell high school students on making a career in manufacturing. Full Article

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