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MSI Industry Credentials Focus of Economic Summit

St. Joseph, MO leaders are on the right track when it comes to improving the city’s workforce development efforts.  That was the message Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from an official who spends each day trying to improve manufacturers’ workplace environment.  Katherine DeRosear, MSI Executive Director, spoke at the 2015 Economic Summit Luncheon at the Downtown […]

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 […]