Cargill & Eagle Systems Partner with Texas State Technical College for $115,132 Job-Training Grant

Date: October 14, 2019

Media Contact: Cisco Gamez
Phone: 512-463-8556

AUSTIN ⎯ The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded Cargill & Eagle Systems in partnership with Texas State Technical College (TSTC) a $115,132 Skills Development Fund grant. The grant will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions Heart of Texas area.

This grant will be used to provide custom training to 58 new and incumbent workers for industry-related topics with focused on skills for the manufacturing industry. Trainings include advanced PLC, electronic troubleshooting & motor controls, hydraulics and pneumatics, and industrial electronics for mechanics.

 “The partnership between Cargill & Eagle Systems and Texas State Technical College on this Skills Development Fund grant will provide tremendous benefits,” said TWC Chairman and Commissioner Representing the Public Bryan Daniel. “This partnership will not only bring new jobs to the Waco area but ensure students have the skills necessary to support themselves and contribute to their communities.”

Since its inception in 1996, the Skills Development Fund grants have created or upgraded more than 356,744 jobs throughout Texas. The grants have assisted 4,356 employers with their customized training needs. The Legislature allocated $48 million to the Skills Development Fund for the 2018-19 biennium. Employers seeking more information about the Skills Development Fund may visit the TWC website at www.texasworkforce.org/skills.

TSTC Waco Media Contact: Valeri Smith, vdsmith@tstc.edu, 254-867-2038

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