Industry

MSSC would like to welcome Sylvia Wetzel who will be serving as the MSSC Senior Advisor for the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan.  Get to know Sylvia from her bio below and if you would like to contact her please visit the staff page on the MSSC website Sylvia Wetzel, most recently was Vice…[ Read More → ]

This summer in Atlanta, the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) and ACT, in collaboration with the Southern Governors Association and the Southern Regional Education Board, co-hosted an executive briefing titled, “Use of Industry Certifications to Begin Career Pathways in Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics in the Southern States.” Please view the  MSSC ACT Executive Briefing Summary…[ Read More → ]

The MSSC Executive Briefing in Atlanta, GA was a success! This years briefing topic was the, “Use of Industry Certifications to Begin Career Pathways in Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics in the Southern States.” We would like to express our special appreciation to the Southern Governors Association and the Southern Regional Education Board for their support…[ Read More → ]

  The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) is proud to support our troops. This month only, we’re waiving our Assessment Center registration fee for any new site that registers as “military-friendly” – a $500 savings! MSSC’s Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) and Certified Production Technician (CPT) credentials are available to most military personnel through Credentialing Opportunities…[ Read More → ]

Hello MSSC Blog Subscribers, Recently you may have received multiple e-mail notifications from the MSSC Blog with the subject line “Cheap Jerseys on sale!” “Wholesale NFL Jerseys” along with other similar subjects.  These appear to be Spam e-mails and we advise you not to open any communications with the subject line mentioned above and permanently delete them…[ Read More → ]

Hello MSSC Blog Subscribers, Recently you may have received multiple e-mail notifications from the MSSC Blog with the subject line “Cheap Jerseys on sale!” “Wholesale NFL Jerseys” along with other similar subjects.  These appear to be Spam e-mails and we advise you not to open any communications with the subject line mentioned above and permanently delete them…[ Read More → ]

Manufacturing Skill Standards Council and ACT in collaboration with Southern Governors Association and Southern Regional Education Board invite you to join an exclusive Executive Briefing on the  Use of Industry Certifications in Beginning Career Pathways In Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics in the Southern States  Time: 7:30 am-3:00 pm on June 16, 2016 Location: Hyatt Regency Atlanta (265 Peachtree Street, NE,…[ Read More → ]

MSSC  is pleased to announce that David Sullivan has joined the MSSC leadership team as Senior Advisor for Alabama and Mississippi. David is the CEO and Founder of the PEER Group and has over 40 years of diversified management experience in manufacturing and agribusiness as a leader of human resources, sales, supply chain, accounting, environmental…[ Read More → ]

The U.S. Department of Education (DoED) has released a new program through the Experimental Sites Initiative (ESI) for a limited number of post-secondary institutions that participate in financial aid to allow their students enrolled in dual credit programs to be eligible for federal Pell grants. Interested schools need to send a letter of interest by February…[ Read More → ]

Last September, the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) and the U.S. Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to announce the harmonization of their respective skill standards and certifications for front-line work in advanced manufacturing. This harmonization was important not just to enhance U.S.-Canadian industrial collaboration, but as a fresh demonstration that…[ Read More → ]