Precipart Interviewed by Newsday on New Grant to Enhance Manufacturing Training
Precipart recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by the leading daily newspaper on Long Island, Newsday, about a new U.S. Department of Labor grant won by Suffolk County Community College. The $2.9 million grant will help enhance the college’s new training and internship programs at local manufacturing plants over a four-year period.
As a global company engaged in the engineering, design and manufacture of high precision custom solutions, Precipart believes the grant is an exciting and necessary development because it will help nurture more job applicants. Precipart Manufacturing Director Joseph Bryant discusses career training and the manufacturing climate on Long Island.
Joseph P. Bryant, manufacturing director at Precipart in East Farmingdale, said he’s hired five graduates of the SCCC training center. Precipart makes produces gears, motion control equipment and precision components.
“Manufacturing is alive and well on Long Island, and a necessity,” Bryant said. “You can earn a good living as a machinist. . . . The grant will allow us and others to have more interns because the money will be there to pay them.”
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