Mueller Co., LLC Partners with Texas State Technical College for $107,705 Job-Training Grant

Date: October 9, 2019

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

AUSTIN ⎯ Mueller Co., LLC has partnered with Texas State Technical College (TSTC) to provide job training using a $107,705 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions Cameron area.

This grant will be used to provide custom training to 86 new and incumbent workers for training in industry-related topics such as manufacturing. Trainees will include assembler technicians, casting machine setup operators, computer-controlled machine operators, quality inspectors, machinists, and maintenance and repair workers.

 “The partnership between Mueller Co., LLC and Texas State Technical College on this Skills Development Fund grant will benefit both the local community and the surrounding area,” said TWC Chairman and Commissioner Representing the Public Bryan Daniel. “Our economy continues to perform well 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 Harlingen Media Contact: Valeri Smith, vdsmith@tstc.edu, 254-867-2038

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