1.800.Arkansas

Technical skills related to mechanical, electrical and instrumentation maintenance to advance incumbent employees and skill upgrades for top journeymen.

Need

Green Bay Packaging in Morrilton was having a difficult time with skill upgrades for existing maintenance employees and developing a pipeline of new employees to backfill positions vacated due to retirement and internal promotions.

Partners

ATU – Ozark and Green Bay Packaging in Morrilton, in conjunction with leadership and resources from AEDC and ADWS created a training center specifically targeted at industrial maintenance.

Focus

Technical skills related to mechanical, electrical and instrumentation maintenance to advance incumbent employees and skill upgrades for top journeymen. New technology is also addressed and taught here.

Benefit

Employees from other surrounding companies are taking advantage of this training center as well. Payoff to each of the companies that train at this center result in extended life of their equipment and proactive precision maintenance which reduces unexpected downtime and increases production.