Tag: Rick Reeder

Welders, industry to benefit from PBSC testing facility

Local welders can now get industry-recognized advanced certifications at Palm Beach State College, which in turn will help local businesses compete and grow.
A longtime leader in welding education, PBSC has been named an Accredited Test Facility for the American Welding Society. As the second college in Florida and only the fifth entity of any kind in the state to achieve ATF status, PBSC has begun to offer advanced AWS certifications in various welding processes. … Continue reading Welders, industry to benefit from PBSC testing facility

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Gene Haas Foundation donates $20,000 for student scholarships in machining

The Palm Beach State College Foundation has been given $20,000 from the Gene Haas Foundation for scholarships that will go to students in the College’s Machining Technology Program.
“Machining is at the core of manufacturing, which is vital to the economy,” said Richard Reeder, PBSC associate dean of trade and industry. “If you look at any manufactured item, a machinist probably had his or her hand in it somewhere. The Gene Haas Foundation not only recognizes just how important machinists are today but also how important machining education is, … Continue reading Gene Haas Foundation donates $20,000 for student scholarships in machining

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Florida Manufacturing Career Fair at Palm Beach State College April 22

Local manufacturers hope to find qualified job candidates at the Florida Manufacturing Career Fair on Wednesday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Palm Beach State College’s Public Safety Conference Center on the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave. The career fair is free and open to the public. Veterans with ID may enter the fair early, from 9:30 to 10 a.m.
More than 25 hiring manufacturers are expected, representing industries ranging from electronics and marine to health care and cosmetics. … Continue reading Florida Manufacturing Career Fair at Palm Beach State College April 22

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