CREC Project News and Updates

CREC Continues to Study Manufacturing Best Practices in South Texas

January 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.