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Central Carolina Manufacturing Institute to hold informational sessions

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01.10.2022College & CommunityCollege General

SANFORD - Looking for a great job in your community? Jump-start your career! You can begin great manufacturing jobs with starting salaries from $14 an hour and opportunities to grow into high-paid, high-skilled careers.

The Central Carolina Manufacturing Institute is holding two information sessions where individuals can learn more about these opportunities. Regional manufacturers will be providing insight into the many types of jobs available, how to get those jobs, and how companies support their team members in building their careers.

An in-person information meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Jan. 20 at the Center for Workforce Innovation, 5910 Enterprise Park Drive, Sanford.

A virtual information meeting will be held at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 24. Join the Zoom meeting at

These sessions are supported by Central Carolina Community College (CCCC), in partnership with A.D. Tubi USA, Bharat Forge/Kalyani, Boon Edam, Caterpillar, Coty, Edelbrock Group, Johnson Controls, Mertek Solutions, and Pentair.

For those individuals interested in manufacturing but who need to develop their core skills, CCCC has a Manufacturing Technician class beginning Feb. 21 and the college has scholarship funds to pay for registration and course materials.

"The Central Carolina Manufacturing Institute is an initiative designed to support local employers with developing their talent pipelines," said Felicia R. Crittenden, CCCC Dean of Continuing Education Operations. "One goal of the Institute is to train and/or up-skill employees interested in becoming Manufacturing Technicians working in high-demand manufacturing environments."

Learn more about the Central Carolina Manufacturing Institute and the information sessions by contacting Felicia Crittenden ( or 919-718-7360) or Christina Piard ( or 919-718-7076). Or, visit

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