Five companies receive grants to train employees

Job Training Fund awards over $34,000


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Five New Hampshire companies received grants to train 129 employees, the governor’s office announced Tuesday.

The grants – which were awarded in July – total $34,350 and were matched by the companies, bringing the total amount for training to $68,700.

The companies are:

  • Schleuniger Inc. of Manchester received a grant of up to $20,224 for 45 employees to receive training courses from several training providers. Manchester Community College  will provide training in a variety of leadership development courses; Mastering Business Development Inc. will offer a business development course; Skillpath will lead a session on managing multiple projects; the University of New Hampshire will provide a program on presentation skills and catalyst for innovation; and AGI will offer Photoshop training.
     
  • ControlAir Inc. of Amherst received a grant of $8,300 for the NH Manufacturing Extension Partnership to train 51 employees in lean manufacturing.
     
  • AgaMatrix, Inc. of Salem received a Job Training Fund grant of $2,600 for 25 employees to receive strategic planning training from The Highly Trained Eye.
     
  • D.D. Bean & Sons. Co. of Jaffrey received a grant of $2,176 for training one employee in blueprint reading, machining, machine tool math, inspection and machine processes at River Valley Community College.
     
  • Nipro Consumer Healthcare of Lancaster received a $1,050 training grant for seven employees to receive supervisory training from White Mountains Community College.

The Job Training Fund has awarded $8,100,994 in grants since October 2007, with employers contributing $10,787,821 for a total of $18,808,816 in new training for 23,480 New Hampshire workers. Companies interested in applying to the Job Training Fund should visit the fund's web site at www.nhjobtrainingfund.org.  The next deadline for applications is Friday, August 28.

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