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Missouri effort closes gap in workers’ skills using MT1

Missouri effort closes gap in workers’ skills using MT1

Two million jobs nationwide go unfilled due to a gap between workers’ skills and what advanced manufacturing requires, according to the respected Brookings Institution.  This matters if you are a job seeker in the technical fields who finds he or she lacks the preparation to compete for these positions.  Read more.  

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World’s Largest Animal Health Industry Cluster Adopts MT1 Certificate Program

MSI Press Release – KC Animal Health Corridor Final 9-1-15

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VMA Published in Industry Today – Virginia is for Manufacturers

VMA Published in Industry Today – Virginia is for Manufacturers

The state of Virginia can be characterized by a diverse landscape, with beaches dotting its coast, the city of Washington D.C. bordering and influencing its north, and a deep-seeded, rich, rural landscape spanning across the south and west. The manufacturing scene, quite appropriately, isn’t much different. In a conversation with Industry Today, Brett Vassey, President […]

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MT1 National Skills Standards Provide Qualified Workers for Northern Nevada

MSI Press Release – Nevada’s Working Capital 8-25-15 Final

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MSI Announces New Secondary Education Academic Partners in Virginia

MSI Announces New Secondary Education Academic Partners in Virginia 7-23-15

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MT1 Gets GI Bill Approval

MSI Press Release – MT1 Gets GI Bill Approval Final 5-5-15

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Nevada’s Working Capital

Nevadas Working Capital_leave behind_newsletter_April 2015      

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Rappahannock Community College Becomes Newest MSI Academic Partner

Rappahannock Community College Becomes Newest MSI Academic Partner to Deliver MT1 Certificate Program -Eleven Virginia Community Colleges Designated MSI Assessment Centers-   Richmond, VA – The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), the workforce development affiliate of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, announced today that Rappahannock Community College (RCC) is the eleventh Virginia community college to be designated […]

Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) Contributes to National Skills Certification Growth

  Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) Contributes to National Skills Certification Growth Katherine DeRosear, 804.643.7489, ext. 22 RICHMOND, VA – Since 2011, over 418,000 industry-based certifications have been issued by credentialing partners of the national Skills Certification System endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). The MSI Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) certification is integral […]

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Nevada Library to Offer Manufacturing Certification

    Nevada Library to Offer Manufacturing Certification By Lisa Peet on March 18, 2015 Leave a Comment Nevada Manufacturers Association Executive Director Ray Bacon endorsing City library officials’ announcement of the MT1 program. Photo by Cathleen Allison With the help of a Library Services Technology Act (LSTA) Innovation Program grant awarded in February, the […]