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Feb 17, 2017, 07:45 ET MSSC Lists Highest Geographic Concentrations of Its Certifications for Front-line Work in Manufacturing and Logistics Through a New M&L Certification Index

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council released today its first edition of the MSSC M&L Certification Index. A data-based indicator of MSSC...


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 the...


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...


Sep 28, 2015, 08:00 ET Canadian - U.S. Harmonization of Skill Standards and Certifications

At the annual conference of the North American Strategy for Competitiveness (NASCO) today, the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) and the U.S....


Mar 24, 2015, 09:00 ET ACT and Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Announce Collaboration Designed to Expand Use of Stackable Credentials

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) and ACT today announced a formal collaboration to accelerate the use of stackable credentials from...


Mar 03, 2015, 08:55 ET Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Contributes to Workforce Skills Certification Goals

In June 2011, President Obama endorsed The Manufacturing Institute's 5-year goal of 500,000 industry certifications issued within its Skills...


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, 03:28 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...


Apr 08, 2014, 08:30 ET Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Nominated for Talented Workforce Initiative

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) is one of the four national programs nominated for the Great Lakes Manufacturing Council's Talented...


Mar 18, 2014, 04:28 ET Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Wins 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Council Award

As a recipient of the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Council Award, the MSSC has been distinguished for its work of increasing the number of skilled...


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 Gear and...


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, 04:44 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 advanced...


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, 03:23 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, 04:37 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 01, 2012, 02:18 ET Manufacturing Skill Standards Council Launches New Military Credentialing Initiative to Fill Manufacturing Workforce Needs

Today, the President announced the We Can't Wait initiative, which will provide opportunities for up to 126,000 service members and spouses the...


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...


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 credentials ...