Education and Industry Partner to Promote Manufacturing: Training for local jobs begins in ninth grade

by Mary Tom Bass Keihin Carolina System Technology. Cummins. Tyson. ABB. SwimWays. World Cat. Kanban Logistics. Triangle Tire. Corning. Companies in our region need skilled workers. Edgecombe Community College is the training solution. According to the National Association of Manufacturers, over the next decade, nearly 3½ million manufacturing jobs will likely be needed, and 2 million...
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College Intensifies Focus on Industrial Training

by Mary Tom Bass The December 2017 announcements of Corning Inc. and Triangle Tire Co. locating at the Kingsboro Megasite were an end-of-the-year windfall for Edgecombe County. Corning plans to build a global distribution center, bringing 111 new jobs to the county. Triangle Tire will build two manufacturing plants that will create 800 jobs by 2023. [caption id="attachment_46"...
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