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Manufacturing Organizations Applaud US Apprenticeship Grants

The manufacturing talent pipeline received a boost on June 24 as the U.S. Department of Labor announced it will award $183.8 million in workforce development grants to help create and promote partnerships among educational institutions, companies and trade associations.

The grants, together with the Labor Department’s announcement of plans to award an additional $100 million in grants to further promote apprenticeships, were applauded by the National Tooling and Machining Association and the Precision Metalforming Associations (PMA).

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