Greg Holsinger, president and CEO of U-GRO Learning Centres Inc., discusses partnering with Denmark-based Kompan Inc. on play areas at the Dauphin County-based company's newest location in Derry Township.
The Manufacturers’ Association of South Central Pennsylvania’s Dana Dehoff recently showed the Business Journal around its Manufacturing Training Center at New Concept Technology Inc. in Manchester Township, York County.
The center has more than 140 people registered for its apprenticeship programs, an effort aimed at helping companies train new workers to close the skills gap that manufacturers have been concerned about as the industry begins to grow again in the midstate.
For more about training programs and the skills gap, see the Nov. 9 edition of the Central Penn Business Journal.
Swatara Township-based U-Gro Learning Centres Inc. isn’t on the Top 100 list yet, but continued success is bringing it closer and closer to making the list. Started in 1973, the company now has 12 centers across Central Pennsylvania and a story of how changing culture shaped its business plan.
For 15 years, the Pennsylvania Automotive Association has held a skills competition for the 10 best high-school teams in the state. Among the teams this year were Matthew Arcieri and Ethan Johnson of the York County School of Technology, who finished third. Each won a $500 scholarship to use toward postsecondary education in the automotive field.