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JAN 2017

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52 MMS January 2017 mmsonline.com SHOP TALK NIMS SELECTED BY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR TO EXPAND REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS; Fairfax, Virginia), the manufacturing indus- try's developer of skills standards and credentials, has been selected by the United States Depart- ment of Labor as an industr y intermediar y to support the expansion of registered apprentice- ships within manufactur- ing. NIMS will work with industry, workforce and education par tners to i n c r e a s e a c c e s s t o a p p r e n ti c e s h i p s a n d a s s i s t e m p l o y e r s i n d eve l o p i n g n ew p ro - grams that reach diverse talent pools. As part of this initiative, $500,000 is available to support companies in establish- ing a registered appren- ticeship program with the Department of Labor. "This contract gives us the unique opportu- n i t y t o c r e a t e m o r e impact in our industr y by expanding appren- ticeships to underrep- resented populations and to new companies looking to establish a sustainable talent pipe- l i n e," s ay s E xe c u ti ve Director Jim Wall. NIMS will focus on prov iding c ompa nie s with tools and resources to develop customized registered apprentice- ship programs. These programs combine on- the-job training with job- r e l a t e d c l a s s r o o m i nstr u c ti o n a n d m e et Superior Finish Superior Durability finding a better way... Rosler Metal Finishing USA is the leader in mass finishing, shot blasting, automated processes and media - made in the USA. Visit www.rosler.us or call 269-441-3000 for more information. Rosler is the global leader in supplying tailor-made finishing solutions for the automotive industry. Our mass finishing and shot blasting systems provide precise, repeatable processes with a low cost per piece and short process times. Rosler's line of rotary barrel RMT shot blast machines are ideal for processing a wide variety of small to medium sized automotive stampings and castings. Having issues with your finishing process? Send us your parts and we'll help you find a better process. accessible to the customer via desktop computer or tablet, collected data is also reported back to Soraluce via the cloud for diagnostic and preven- tive maintenance purposes. To see and learn more from the Soraluce Tech- nology Days, view my unabridged repor t and slideshow at short.mmsonline.com/soraluce . Soraluce, call 815-315-9261 or visit soraluce-america.com.

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