Jobs in today’s advanced manufacturing sector require advanced skill sets, starting at the operator level all the way through manufacturing leadership positions. Georgia is home to the nation’s number one workforce training program, Quick Start, an academically diverse Technical College System, and first-class science and engineering programs at Georgia’s universities, including Georgia Tech and its world-renowned reputation for engineering and consistent #1 ranking in manufacturing. By leveraging these resources, the Center can bring together the right partners to help identify and create unique workforce development solutions to meet the current and future needs of any Georgia manufacturer.
Faced with a material challenge at a molecular level, Newnan-based Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corp. turned to the Georgia Center of Innovation for Manufacturing for assistance. Through the Center’s deep industry expertise and a research connection at Georgia Tech, Yamaha now has a revolutionary tool that will hep them design, test and enhance the materials in their various product offerings.