2 Germantown companies to get Wisconsin Fast Forward funding

Daily News Staff

Jan. 21, 2015

GERMANTOWN - Two Germantown companies will receive funding to develop in-demand skills for workers through Round 3 of Gov. Scott Walker’s Wisconsin Fast Forward initiative, state Rep. Dan Knodl, R-Germantown, said in a news release.

Citing a state Department of Development Workforce news release, Cambridge Major Laboratories Inc., W130 N10497 Washington Drive, will receive a $400,000 grant to train 183 incumbent workers and 99 new hires through an industry-specific training program that embeds career development with continuous improvement and learning.

DWD also intends to award KLH Industries Inc., N117 W18607 Fulton Drive, Germantown, a $27,721 grant to train eight incumbent workers and two new hires on three high-precision machines for aerospace and defense industry parts production. The training will be provided onsite by private providers and equipment vendors.

“It is great to see that the Department of Workforce Development has recognized their ability to train and further prepare workers for modern day as well as future manufacturing demands, ” Knodl said.