Hybrid CNC/CAD programs at Muskegon CC are churning out highly-skilled workers

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

The bulletin board in the CNC training room at Muskegon Community College is covered with help-wanted notices put there by Instructor Tom Groner.

They are from Muskegon manufacturers looking for  highly-skilled workers, the kind that Groner and his colleague Tom Martin are training through new CAD/CNC hybrid programs at the college.

The bulletin board is proof that manufacturing is alive and well in Muskegon, even if there are fewer people working in the industry, said Dan Rinsema-Sybenga, dean of workforce and talent development at MCC.

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