Tarrant County College gets $1.7 million grant to train manufacturing workers
Tarrant County College Corporate Services won a $1.7 million Texas Workforce Commission grant to train more than 1,500 employees in new or “upgraded” existing jobs at several major local aerospace and manufacturing employers.
The employers include Ball Corp., Bell Helicopter Textron, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, R& B Electronics, Teletouch/Progressive Concepts, Trinity Forge, and Triumph Fabrications. Workforce Commission Chairman Tom Pauken presented the check in a ceremony Wednesday. The employers, local affected facility, and numbers of workers involved:
- Scott Nishimura, jobs and workplace reporter, Star-Telegram
(Photo: Workforce Commission Chairman Tom Pauken, courtesy of Tarrant County College)