LEWISTON — Students enrolled in the Northeast Technical Institute Manufacturing Training Program recently toured Elmet Technologies in Lewiston, as well as International Paper’s corrugated box plant and Modula, both in Auburn.

Students were accompanied by training partners NTI classroom teacher Scott Moran; and Christina King, Lisa Hartnett and Monica Millhime of Western Maine Community Action (WMCA).

Students were enrolled in a 280-hour manufacturing technician course offering manufacturing math, workplace skills and communication, introduction to blueprint reading, manufacturing concepts, measurement, introduction to lean manufacturing, safety in the workplace and mechanical fabrication.

The training was supported by a partnership with NTI, Competitive Skills Scholarship Program and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act funding through the Lewiston CareerCenter and Western Maine Community Action.

For more information call 207-753.9001, go to facebook.com/WesternMaineCommunityAction/, or wmca.org/.

Students participating in the manufacturing partnership training provided by Northeast Training Institute, Lewiston CareerCenter and Western Maine Community Action toured manufacturing facilities in Lewiston and Auburn. From left, front row, are Dale O’Brian, Jose Sousa, Pedro Simoes, Christina King of WMCA, and Michel Simba; back row, Belmiro Santos, Cristiano Luemba, Joe Giampetco of Modula in Auburn, Carlos Dengat, Glody Lelo, Scott Moran of NTI and Mpaka Lumbizimbizi.

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