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Texas A&M Facility To Enhance Advanced Manufacturing Workforce

Leaders from the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) and The Texas A&M University System recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for a new 30,000-square-foot South Texas Workforce Development Project advanced manufacturing training facility near the Port of Brownsville. The center will offer programs provided by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX).

Given today’s evolving technology, an advanced manufacturing workforce is needed in the RGV to adapt to new tools, processes and methodologies. Classrooms and labs in the new facility will provide hands-on instruction and projects in advanced machinery, automation, digital technologies, communications skills, safety protocols, quality control, leadership and more, allowing residents to train and establish careers where they live.

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