Dean Dodson was a student in the August 2018 Wilson Workforce & Rehabilitation Center’s Manufacturing Technology Training class. He saw one of the social media posts for the Hershey Manufacturing Boot camp last spring and contacted the Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board directly.
In recent years, companies have realized that individuals with disabilities are a great source of talent. Chris Hall works as an industrial manufacturing registered apprentice (IMTA) within his job as a production operator on the “almond job-snack size” line at the Hershey plant in Stuarts Draft, Virginia.
On December 9th, the first class from the Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center’s (WWRC) new Manufacturing Technology Training program graduated.
The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) reached an important milestone today. The MSI Contractor Safety Readiness Certificate program enrolled its 1,000th trainee this week.