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Governor Hassan Announces Job Training Grants for Six New Hampshire Companies in August

Matching Grants Will Help Train 147 Workers in New Skills

CONCORD – Continuing her efforts to help New Hampshire workers develop the skills and innovative thinking needed for success in good jobs of the 21st century economy, Governor Maggie Hassan today announced that six New Hampshire companies have received job training grants to help train 147 workers in new skills.

The job training grants for August total $61,505, and the companies contributed matching funds to bring the total amount for training workers to $123,010.

"I am excited to announce the latest round of critical grants to help prepare New Hampshire workers for good-paying, high-quality jobs at New Hampshire's growing businesses," Governor Hassan said. "By helping thousands of Granite State workers develop the skills needed for success in the innovation economy, New Hampshire's Job Training Fund plays an essential role in our efforts to provide innovative businesses with the workers they need now to grow and thrive in New Hampshire. In order to help existing companies grow, attract innovative businesses, support the creation of good jobs for New Hampshire's middle class families, and keep our economy moving in the right direction, we must maintain our commitment to strengthening our workforce pipeline through job training and higher education."

  • Praxair Surface Technologies of Concord received a grant of $1,750 to train one employee in the Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate program through the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NHMEP).
  • A grant of up to $32,142 was awarded to Early Learning New Hampshire to train 115 employees at early learning centers throughout New Hampshire in early childhood education through Great Bay Community College.
  • Stafford Oil of Laconia received a $2,250 grant to provide two employees Oil Heat Technician training from the New Hampshire School of Mechanical Trades.
  • Corbeil Enterprises of Bristol will use its $8,013 grant to train three employees in ISO 9000:2015 certification, business growth and blueprint reading through NHMEP.
  • Liberty Turned Components of Gonic received a $10,300 grant to train six employees in ISO 9000:2015 certification, including internal auditing, with Quality Systems Consulting.
  • Tender Corporation of Littleton received a $7,050 grant for NHMEP to train 20 employees in Lean, Value Stream Mapping and Kaizen.

The Job Training Fund has awarded $9,214,847 in grants since October 2007, with employers contributing $12,030,405 for a total of $21,245,252 in new training for 26,647 New Hampshire workers. Companies interested in applying to the Job Training Fund should visit the fund's web site at www.nhjobtrainingfund.org.