Madison County Chamber 2021 - Page 24

24 MCC Business Directory and Resource Guide
AAMP PARTNERS Organizations partnering with the Anderson Advanced Manufacturing Program :
address the community ’ s need for more job opportunities .
“ We work with new companies coming into town ,” he said . “ They all want to know if the workforce has the skills they need .”
Slayton noted that five certifications are offered through the program .
“ It saves employers countless hours and costs ,” he noted .
The first year of the program , completed in 2019 , exceeded the expectation of the organizers , according to Slayton .
The Anderson program is modeled on one that was started in Lafayette and received a $ 7 million grant from the U . S . Department of Labor .
The Lafayette program saw a 60 % success rate of workers who obtained and retained employment , Sharp said .
“ After visiting Lafayette , I realized this was something we need to do in Anderson ,” Slayton said . “ We looked at other programs around the state to learn from them .”
Educational institutions
• Purdue Polytechnic Anderson
• Ivy Tech Community College
Agencies
• JobSource of Madison County
• WorkOne
• Second Harvest Food Bank
• Anderson Impact Center
• Aspire Indiana
• Alternatives Inc .
• Dove Harbor
• The Willows
• Children ’ s Bureau
• The Crossings School
• Anderson Excel Center
• Madison County Problem Solving Courts
Employers
• NTN Driveshaft Anderson
• Carter Express
• Sirmax North America
• Barber Manufacturing
• HyPro / Donaldson
• Precision Strip
• Ertl Enterprises
• Interstate Warehouse
• Owens-Illinois