CREC Continues to Study Manufacturing Best Practices in South TexasJanuary 22, 2014
The goal of this regional initiative is to establish the Rio South Texas region as a major source of manufacturing jobs and a logistics and distribution hub in North America. This initiative specializes in developing customized workforce training for manufacturers and sustaining long-term regional collaboration. Mark and Wen had meetings with NAAMREI’s key stakeholders including representitives from universities, community colleges, K-12, EDC, private sector, and MEP center to learn more about what led to the success of this initiative. This research–undertaken on behalf NIST MEP—is part of a series of case studies that examine regional initiatives to support and grow manufacturing.