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Nov 01, 2016, 08:35 ET Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Passes Major Milestones in October Manufacturing Month 2016

MSSC passed some major milestones and had other successes that made "October Manufacturing Month" a banner month and burnished MSSC's reputation as...


Jun 16, 2016, 11:09 ET Widespread Use of MSSC Industry Certifications in Southern Region Discussed at Atlanta Executive Briefing

On June 16, an Executive Briefing, entitled, "Use of Industry Certifications to Begin Career Pathways in Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics in...


Feb 24, 2016, 11:22 ET Business and Industry Leads in Espousing Career Development as Central Focus of American Education

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted a meeting at its Hall of Flags chamber on February 22, "Reviving the American Dream by Using Career Development...


Oct 03, 2014, 11:58 ET "Zero-Cost" Steps for Manufacturers to Leverage Industry Skill Certifications

On the occasion of Manufacturing Day, the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) has made available an article written by Leo Reddy, CEO of...


Jun 05, 2014, 15:28 ET MSSC Wins Coveted Manufacturing Leadership Award

 The Annual Manufacturing Leadership Summit bestowed one of its prestigious "Manufacturing Leadership Awards" today on the Manufacturing Skill...


Mar 11, 2014, 08:30 ET Sylvia Wetzel Joins Board of Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC)

 The MSSC today announced that Sylvia Salazar Wetzel has joined its Board of Directors.  Sylvia is Chief Learning Officer for Bison...


Dec 10, 2013, 11:46 ET Cincinnati Veteran to Earn Manufacturing Skill Standards Council 50,000th Credential

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council, a leader in manufacturing and logistics credentialing, will present its 50,000th credential to Daniel...


Aug 06, 2013, 08:30 ET 71% Success Rate in Ohio for Veterans with MSSC Certified Production Technician (CPT) Certification

 The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council's (MSSC) industry-recognized, nationally portable certifications are creating real opportunities for...


Jul 24, 2013, 16:44 ET MSSC Partners with HCC to Meet Workforce Needs of Houston Employers

 The combination of high unemployment among recent high school and college graduates, retiring baby boomers and the ever-increasing use of...


Nov 06, 2012, 11:19 ET Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Modules Recommended for Three Semester Hours of College Credit

The National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) has recommended that postsecondary educational institutions award college credit to...


Nov 06, 2012, 08:40 ET Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Modules Recommended for Eighteen Semester Hours of College Credit

 The National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) has recommended that postsecondary educational institutions award college credit to...


Jul 03, 2012, 15:23 ET Servicemen and Women to Earn Industry-Recognized Logistics Credentials

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) is pleased to announce that with the support of its partners, 200 service members will have an...


Jun 07, 2012, 16:37 ET Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Contributes to Workforce Skills Certification Goals

 Last June 8, President Obama announced key steps to getting unemployed Americans back to work and maintaining the competitiveness of the US...


Jun 15, 2011, 08:15 ET MSSC Joins Effort to Reach President Obama's Goal of Credentialing 500,000 Manufacturing Workers

President Obama last week announced an initiative to credential 500,000 manufacturing workers with industry-recognized certifications through an...


Jun 01, 2011, 08:25 ET Virginia Veterans Agency Recognizes MSSC Certification

The Virginia Department of Veterans Services' (VA DVS) recent endorsement of the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) certifications...


May 11, 2011, 12:19 ET Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Joins New Supply Chain and Logistics Certification Network

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council is pleased to announce that it has joined the new Supply Chain and Logistics Certification Network as a...


Jan 24, 2011, 07:50 ET Federal Training Grant Kicks Off This Month to Certify Skills of Logistics Workforce in Southern California

Southern California has started a three-year, $4.3 million U.S. Department of Labor training grant to upgrade and certify workforce skills in the...


Mar 05, 2010, 08:15 ET MSSC Certification - A Win-Win for Manufacturing Employers, Employees

Several leading Southeast Indiana advanced manufacturing and distribution/logistics companies endorse the nationally recognized workforce...


Jan 28, 2009, 08:10 ET Illinois Manufacturers' Association Champions MSSC Skills Certification System for Production Workers

Manufacturing remains a vital part of the Illinois economy and the need for highly skilled workers continues. Experts say some 30,000 new...


Jan 13, 2009, 08:25 ET New Certification System for Front-line Logistics Workers

On January 14, 2009, at the ProMat 2009 International Logistics Show in Chicago, the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) publicly...