Manufacturers Are Teaming Up To Train Local Workers

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Area manufacturers are teaming up to ensure they'll have trained workers.

Washburn Tech detailed its new courses in manufacturing technology.

Business and Industry Center Coordinator Tim clothier says the "M-Tech" program will prepare students for a job in production in four to eight weeks.

Those who successfully complete the program are then guaranteed an interview with one or more local companies like hill's, Frito-Lay, Mars Chocolate, Bimbo Bakeries and Del Monte.

More info on the program can be found at the Topeka Work Force Center.