EnPro Associates LLC Partners with Texas State Technical College for $166,657 Job-Training Grant

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Date: July 11 2019

Media Contact: Margaret Hession
Phone: 512-463-8942

AUSTIN ⎯ EnPro Associates LLC has partnered with Texas State Technical College (TSTC) to provide job training using a $166,657 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions East Texas area.

This grant will be used to provide custom training to 77 new and incumbent workers for industry-related topics with a focus on engineering. Trainees will include industrial engineers, mechanical engineers, tool and die craft workers and shipping technicians.

 “The partnership of EnPro Associates LLC and Texas State Technical College on this Skills Development Fund grant will benefit both the local community and its workforce,” said TWC Commissioner Representing Labor Julian Alvarez. “Our labor force continues to be among the most sought after in the world thanks to the state’s commitment to implement strategies to improve the skills of Texas workers.”

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

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