May 21, 2014
Oberg Industries, Freeport, Pa., a contract manufacturer of precision metal components and assemblies, has received approval from the state of Pennsylvania for six new apprenticeship training programs, including two CNC programs for operators and setup programmers in the areas of turning, milling, and mill/turn.
The company has had apprenticeship training programs since the company began, with numerous courses including CAD die designer, precision EDM operator, precision stamping press operator, precision machinist specialist, CNC machine setup operator, and die component specialist. Each of these competency-based programs is registered with the Department of Labor and the Veterans Administration.
The earn-while-you-learn program combines work-based learning with computer-based training and related classroom instruction. There is no cost to the student.