Education Archives

Cover Story: Workforce Training Is Job One

The Minnesota Job Skills Partnership supports workforce training like this session conducted by Ben Bomstad (left), Corporate Trainer, Alexandria Industries and Greg Sandeno, Manufacturing Specialist (right), at Alexandria Technical and Community College’s Customized Training Center. Posted on:

Winning the race to fill the high-tech jobs of the 21st century requires an ongoing commitment to match educational programs with future business workforce needs.

Business Report: Missouri – E-Commerce Fulfillment Center Set For Kansas City

Gov-Jay-Nixon_quote Posted on: will invest $3.4 million in its new facility, which will serve as a hub for online orders of school supplies.

Feature Story: Tennessee Governor’s Report – Staying Ahead Of The Curve

Gov. Bill Haslam recently presided over the 61st Annual Governor’s Conference on Economic and Community Development in Nashville. The two-day conference featured educational sessions on a wide range of topics.  Posted on:

Tennessee has implemented reforms that have made its educational system the most improved in the nation, but Gov. Bill Haslam is aiming at a much bigger goal: building an army of skilled workers.

CVMR To Establish Global Headquarters In Oak Ridge, TN

One-piece nickel plate (20cm square and 2cm thick) used in injection moulding for production of optical parts. Posted on:

Advanced materials manufacturer to invest $313 million and create 620 jobs in this move from Toronto to Tennessee.

Feature Story: Tennessee State of the Year AGAIN!

Volkswagen’s expansion of its assembly plant in Chattanooga positions the German automaker to achieve its goal of selling at least 1 million vehicles in North America. Posted on:

A powerhouse auto cluster, the nation’s most-improved education system and world-class infrastructure keep the volunteer state on its pedestal.

Data Download: West Leads In Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced manufacturing gears. Posted on:

Dan Levine, Oxford Economics writes, “As the large metro areas find themselves in an increasing competition for highly mobile talent and jobs, there will probably be continued convergence in community and economic development strategies; particularly in urban centers seeking to attract technology talent and promote business incubation.”