FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Ms. Johnnie Lynn Crosby, SC Works Greater Upstate
Incumbent Worker Training Grants Awarded to Local Businesses
Greater Upstate, SC
February 1, 2022
The Greenville County Workforce Development Board (GCWDB) and Upstate Workforce Board (Upstate WDB) periodically receives federal funds from the Department of Labor designated for training existing workers within Cherokee, Greenville, Spartanburg and Union counties.
During calendar year 2021, $656,431.78 was provided to 38 local businesses to upskill 783 existing workers in the Greater Upstate region.
Eighteen Greenville County businesses were awarded $305,806.78 in grant funds to train 385 workers.
|Brewery 85||Sage Automotive|
|Carolina Heating||Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery|
|Century Printing||T&S Brass|
|Everworks||Venture X Management|
|Louis P Batson||Vita Inc, Vita Vibe|
|Organics and More||Woven Electronics/Collins Aerospace|
Twenty Upstate County businesses to include Cherokee, Spartanburg, and Union were awarded $350,625.00 in grant funds to train 398 workers.
|A. Berger||Renfrow Industrial|
|AL Industries||Sealed Air|
|Carolina Cotton Works||Secondary Solutions|
|Cooper Standard Automotive||Signet Mills|
|Fehrer Automotive||Source Substrates|
|Green River Log Cabins||Spartanburg Steel Products|
|GTI Chemical Solutions||StarChem|
|High Performance Conductors, LLC||Sun Surveillance|
|Kemper Corporation||Turner Graphics|
Local workers were trained in a variety of courses including Leadership, ServSafe, ServSafe Manager, Customer Service, and Time Management, ISO Implementation and Registration training, Sales and Digital Marketing, Operations Systems Training, ISO Gap and Strategy, ISO, Quality management and Internal Auditor, Value Stream Analysis, Standard Work Development and Training Record System, and Lean Kaizen and yellow Belt.
To learn more about the Incumbent Worker Training program, please email email@example.com
The Greenville County Workforce Development Board and SC Works Greater Upstate are equal opportunity employers/programs; auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.