CHESTER, CONN. - Inmates at Mid-Michigan Correctional Facility in St. Louis, Mich., are learning injection molding, thanks to Paulson Training Programs Inc., which donated two injection molding video training programs. The jail runs a training center to help inmates gain skills for their re-entry into the job market.
Paulson is based in Chester.
AC Technology Co. donated software
LOWELL, MASS. - AC Technology Co. of Ithaca, N.Y., has donated $900,000 worth of C-Mold manufacturing software to the Institute for Plastics Innovation at University of Massachusetts Lowell.
AC Technology has provided eight sets of C-Mold for injection molding, gas-assisted injection molding and reactive material molding. IPI will host C-Mold training programs for industry at its facility in Lowell.
Competition set for machine apprentices
DAYTON, OHIO - Twenty-one machining apprentices from around the country will gather at Sinclair Community College in Dayton April 20-21 for the National Apprentice Competition.
The competition is hosted by the Dayton Tooling & Machining Association. The sponsor is the National Tooling & Machining Association.
The college also will display an exhibit showcasing Dayton-area tooling and machining companies.
For information, contact Dayton Tooling & Machining Association at (513) 434-3862.
Carolina Color offers job training program
DELAWARE, OHIO - Carolina Color Corp. is among five local manufacturing companies sponsoring an industrial training program at Delaware Joint Vocational School.
With an unemployment rate of 2.7 percent, and rapid population growth, Delaware County needs people with basic industrial skills, said Douglas Garver, county economic development director.
A business/education task force met March 7 and approved the program, which is expected to begin by May, Garver said.
Carolina Color is based in Salisbury, N.C., and opened its Delaware plant in 1993.