New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc. (NJMEP) NJMEP Awarded Grant to Offer Food Training to the MEP National Network
The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP) was named the recipient of a grant worth $992,050 by the U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). The grant will allow NJMEP to assist the MEP National Network in creating a platform for MEP Centers nationwide to deliver services in Quality, Safety and Efficiency, along with other core MEP products and services (e.g., cybersecurity, supply chain) to food manufacturing companies throughout the USA and Puerto Rico. (Read More)
Apple and other consumer electronics manufacturers who rely on China to make their products just got an early holiday present from the Trump administration in the form of a delay on some tariffs until mid-December. (Read More)
Women And Manufacturing
This week on The WAM Podcast, host, Barbara Trautlein interviews Diana Peters, the Executive Director and Founder of Symbol Training Institute, which is a Chicago-based educational organization that builds partnerships with manufacturers and students to improve lives through quality education. They provide hands-on training in programming, set up, and operation of CNC (Computerized Numerical Control) machines.