Unique program draws workers, high school students to high-paying jobs

Business and education officials in southwest Iowa are taking a two-pronged approach to reducing skilled worker shortages: fast-track training for highly skilled advanced manufacturing jobs and partner with local companies that not only support the program, but invest in its success.

That is the premise behind CEAM, an acronym for the Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing, that launched in 2017. Housed in a state-of-the-art facility on Iowa Western Community College’s Clarinda campus, CEAM programs are designed to meet and sustain the needs of current and emerging advanced manufacturing companies throughout southwest Iowa.

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