RICHMOND, Ind., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahaus Tool & Engineering, Inc., a leading provider of high-quality solutions to challenging manufacturing, tooling and automation equipment needs, is pleased to announce the offering of two apprentice scholarships for 2013. After four months of co-op work through the Richmond High School Career Center at Ahaus, Nate Coffey and Jeremy Taylor have been offered full-time positions with Ahaus and scholarships to attend Ivy Tech Community College or Purdue College of Technology in Richmond.
The Ahaus Apprentice Scholarship, at an approximate value of $8,000 per student, pays for classes and books related to achieving an associate degree in engineering technology or mechanical engineering technology from either institution.
The Ahaus Apprenticeship program is a nationally accredited education program for toolmakers and CNC machinists. The program includes 8,000 hours of on the job training in Toolmaker Training, Manual & CNC Machining & Turning, Design/CAD and Assembly Operations while attending college. Upon completion of the program, the candidates will receive an Associate Degree of Applied Science and certification as a Toolmaker or Machinist approved by the United States Department of Labor.
"We're excited to have Nate and Jeremy join our team," said Jeff Sheridan, vice president of Ahaus Tool & Engineering. "They have both demonstrated that they are dedicated, ethical workers with considerable drive and passion, and we are glad that they will now be putting those talents to work full-time while pursuing a college education."
Ahaus has been offering the apprenticeship program for more than 30 years. More than 50 apprentice scholarships have been issued since the program's inception.
About Ahaus Tool & Engineering, Inc.
For more than 60 years, Ahaus Tool & Engineering has been offering customers high-quality solutions to challenging manufacturing, tooling and automation equipment needs. Ahaus Tool & Engineering works with customers through conceptual design, engineering, service and support to meet their specific requirements. The company offers a broad range of products and services categorized as: automation equipment; workholding solutions/workholding fixtures; machining services/machining fixtures; heat exchanger equipment; and power generation equipment. For more information, visit www.ahaus.com.
SOURCE Ahaus Tool & Engineering, Inc.