Workforce Development To Get The Job Done
Access to a quality workforce is a top priority for companies considering where to relocate or expand. Here’s a look at what some top locations across the U.S. are doing to address today’s workforce.
Expanding Manufacturers To Create 2,000 Jobs In Alabama
In Alabama, Novelis will create 1,000 jobs at a new $2.5B aluminum mill in Baldwin County; Airbus will add 1,000 jobs in Mobile.
The Automotive Industry: The Road To Everywhere
While we are still deep in the drive toward technical and autonomous, what’s old is new and what’s mine is yours when it comes to next year’s auto trends.
Alabama: Hanwha Cimarron Puts $130 Million Plant In Opelika
The new facility in Northeast Opelika Industrial Park will produce carbon fiber-wrapped, high-pressure storage tanks.
Customized Training Programs: Finding The Perfect Fit
Everywhere from factory floors to research labs to virtual space—and every work space in between—today’s customized training programs are ensuring that new hires quickly get up to speed.
AIDT, Hyundai Team Up For Revolutionary Job Training
The unique job-training initiative uses virtual reality simulation to train and certify employees on critical, in-demand skills.
Workforce Training: Coping With Crisis Requires A New Skillset
Companies are building digital training programs and creating ecosystems of “learning partners” to produce and deliver digital content to a broad base of employees.
Digital Mobility: Yellow Light For Driverless Cars
Connectivity is transforming the automotive industry, but the rush to fully autonomous vehicles has hit a speed bump: robot cars can’t figure out human behavior.
Airbus Begins A220 Production At Alabama Facility
The aircraft manufacturer will add a second assembly line and hire more than 400 new workers at its Mobile facility.
Continental Motors Investing $75 Million In Alabama Factory
The company's “Blue Marlin” project will transform its aircraft-engine manufacturing operations at the Mobile Aeroplex into an advanced manufacturing facility.
Workforce Development: The Next Generation
The most successful workforce development efforts are teaming with education resources to develop job-specific vocational studies in high schools, community colleges and universities.
HDT Global Plans $4.2M Alabama Expansion
The military, government and commercial engineered products maker will create 123 jobs with the expansion of its Huntsville, AL manufacturing operations.
Workforce Training: Engineering A Skilled Workforce
States, regions, businesses and higher ed resources are joining forces in an aggressive and innovative effort to fill the skilled labor shortage in the United States.
Third Phase Of Alabama Robotics Technology Park To Open Soon
Phase 3, which represents a $9 million investment and is scheduled to open in late spring or early summer, is the Integration, Entrepreneurial and Paint Dispense Training Facility.
GE Aviation Investing $200M In Pair of Alabama Plants
Ohio-based GE Aviation will invest $200 million to build a pair of plants in Huntsville that will produce silicon carbide materials used to make ultra-lightweight ceramic matrix composite components for jet engines.
Cover Story: Workforce Training Is Job One
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: Alabama – Polaris Industries Bringing 2,000 Jobs To Huntsville
The company’s new 600,000-square-foot, $127-million manufacturing facility will produce off-road vehicles on a 453-acre site.
Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Greg Canfield, Alabama Secretary Of Commerce
Alabama is accelerating its jobs incentives and upgrading its training programs to attract prospective businesses to the state.
Polaris Plans Alabama Facility
Polaris said the Alabama manufacturing facility will feature multiple assembly lines and state-of-the-art technologies.
Feature Story: Workforce Development Programs – The Recipe For Success
Workforce training programs are a top priority in economic development. Here are some of the most innovative training programs offering 21st-century workforce solutions.