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Laketran explores ways to expand the industrial workforce on Mentor’s Tyler Boulevard. Photo via Cleveland.com AWT, the Mentor Chamber of Commerce and the Lake County Ohio Port & Economic Development Authority are supporting the City of Mentor and Laketran in their efforts to investigate a transit route of some kind along Tyler Blvd. This initiative...
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We are so pleased and honored to be recognized by the Ohio Senate for our help with Nextwork, a program that will help connect manufacturers and the Next Generation. Our commendation says, “This admirable organization has enthusiasitcially partnered with local public school districts [who are the team leads for the project], the Manufacturing Advocacy Growth...
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Thank you to our very first CARBIDE member, Habco Tool & Development! Some of our members say it’s easier for them to support AWT if they only have to cut one check a year.  And we also think that if you sponsor something for more than $1000, your annual $250 membership should be included. (Except,...
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ManuftacturersNews.com reported yesterday that Ohio MFG jobs are continuing to grow. “The state’s industrial economy appears to have strengthened across multiple sectors, with solid gains reported in stone/clay/glass, up 6%; chemical processing, up 2%; rubber/plastics, up 2%; and furniture/fixtures, up 2%. Food processing and fabricated metals each gained 1%, while employment in the industrial machinery...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Summer Manufacturing Institute to Return Summer 2018   Concord, OH (November 10th) – The Summer Manufacturing Institute (SMI), a summer camp operated by a partnership between AWT, Ohio Means Jobs Geauga, Auburn Career Center, and Senator Sherrod Brown’s office, confirmed that the popular camp will be returning for a third year in...
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AWT , Senator Sherrod Brown,  OMJ Geauga, and Auburn Career Center are pleased to announce the return of the Sumer Manufacturing Institute! Curriculum This year’s curriculum will focus on regional specialties:  Aerospace Engineering and Medical Manufacturing.  With these themes in 2016,  campers were able to build and test Mars Rovers, get visits from NASA, and...
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Check out this list from Ohio Means Jobs!     Occupation Ohio Average Yearly Pay (*US average) Number of openings  Statewide Regional Materials Engineers checkbox Materials Engineers  $68,800 – $117,060 43 15 Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology & Product Development Managers checkbox Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology & Product Development Managers  $102,670 – $152,270 220 63 Manufacturing Production Technicians checkbox Manufacturing...
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NEXTWORK Since 2015, representatives from the manufacturing sector, K-12 education, and higher education have been working collaboratively to form a partnership to improve career and workforce development in Lake and Geauga Counties. Manufacturing is 40% of Lake County’s workforce, supporting over 33,000 jobs and it is estimated that 25% (or over 8,000 jobs) of the...
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Alliance for Working Together Foundation Receives AT&T Aspire Contribution for RoboBots Program Funding will help students understand how STEAM skills can benefit their future careers   MENTOR, Ohio (Oct. 19, 2017) — AT&T* was joined today by State Sen. John Eklund for the announcement of a $6,000 AT&T Aspire contribution to the Alliance for Working...
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Here’s another great article sampling of data about how The Trades are growing in need but not in worker supply. “Skilled trades show among the highest potential among job categories, the economic-modeling company Emsi calculates. It says tradespeople also are older than workers in other fields — more than half were over 45 in 2012,...
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