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Event DetailsFacility Tour
October 7, 2016
101 Delacroix St
Oxford, NC 27565
The 4 AMSTA partner school districts (Franklin, Granville, Vance, and Warren Counties) will send students from 7 different High Schools to tour local manufacturing companies. Altec in Creedmoor, NC; Ardagh Group in Henderson, NC; CaptiveAire in Youngsville, NC; Gate Precast in Oxford, NC; Palziv in Louisburg, NC; Plastics Ingenuity in Oxford, NC; and Sunrock in Butner, NC. The students will also participate in the MFGDay 2016 at Vance-Granville Community College! It is an amazing regional event connecting education and industry!
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About Advanced Manufacturing Skills Training Alliance
The Advanced Manufacturing Skills Training Alliance is a partnership between Vance-Granville Community College, Franklin, Granville, Vance, and Warren County Schools with the goal of preparing students in our four county region for careers in advanced manufacturing. The Alliance is funded by the Education and Workforce Innovation Fund and supported by Golden Leaf equipment grants to create hands-on automation, robotics, and photovoltaic labs at each partner location. In addition, grants from Duke Energy, NC Works Career Pathways Leadership, and TAACCCT contribute through additional partner activities surrounding advanced manufacturing.