North Central Missouri College (NCMC), Trenton, is helping manufacturers in Nodaway County gain the skilled and ready workforce they need through training and advancement. This training helps manufacturing workers advance in their career or obtain the skills they need for employment.

NCMC in collaboration with Northwest Technical School, Maryville R-II School District and Nodaway County Economic Development has partnered with Kawasaki Motors, Laclede Chain and Metal Culverts, Maryville. Through these partnerships, NCMC is helping companies and their workforce advance in their skill sets and strengthen opportunities for economic growth in the region.

“Nodaway County has a strong manufacturing tradition that is dependent on our skilled and dedicated workforce,” Josh McKim, executive director of Nodaway County Economic Development, said. “As our local manufacturers look toward the future, they are dedicated to elevating the skill level of our workforce. Working in conjunction with the Northwest Technical School, North Central Missouri College is helping to meet this need and to create a more competitive and effective workforce in Northwest Missouri. Nodaway County Economic Development appreciates the partnership with NCMC and is excited about its potential future.”

Along with 11 other community colleges across the state, NCMC is dedicated to enhancing workforce training across Missouri to impact economic development efforts positively.

“In addition to the partnership we have in Nodaway County, NCMC has a track record of responding to training needs of companies throughout our service territory,” Jason Helton NCMC, said.