Over the last 18 months, the training sites and course offerings have expanded to include electronics assembly and welding. And by January of this year, the combined programs had graduated 184 students with an 80 percent placement rate with local manufacturers.
Training sites include Central Westmoreland, Forbes Road East, Parkway East, Steel Center and South vocational-technical schools, as well as the University of Pittsburghs Manufacturing Assistance Center, the Neville Island Technology Center Annex of Community College of Allegheny County, the Youngwood campus of Westmoreland County Community College and Machine Shop Technologies Institute in Pittsburghs West End.
Additionally, Manufacturing 2000 has encouraged the complete renovation and installation of all new equipment at Steel Center Vo-Techs machine shop.
How to reach: Manufacturing 2000, (800) 227-8210