The Texas A&M RGV Advanced Manufacturing/Training Innovation Now program is building a thriving presence in south Texas. The program offers workforce development at no cost to Rio Grande Valley citizens with larger plans for expansion across the region.
The SecureAmerica Institute is partnering with Project MFG to host competitions for students and address manufacturing skills gaps. A team from Bryan ISD competed in qualifying rounds last week in Jacksonville, Texas, for a chance to win a $100,000 grand prize.
The Department of Defense has awarded the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) a grant to establish the Texas Defense Aerospace Manufacturing Community (TDAMC). This five-year program will inject targeted smart manufacturing skills and technologies into Texas’ diverse aerospace manufacturing portfolio to support defense aerospace manufacturing needs and affiliated supply chains across the state.
The Texas A&M RGV Advanced Manufacturing/Training Innovation Now (TRAIN) program gathers community input, creates collaborations and develops training courses that meet the needs of current and future employers at the Port of Brownsville. In two years, TRAIN will award 10,000 certificates through online and on-site classes.
New Mexico State University has joined the SecureAmerica Institute, a private-public partnership converging technology, economics and policy to enable a secure and resilient United States manufacturing and industrial base, as a founding member.