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FRCC-Supported Program Named a “Best Practice” by National Manufacturing Extension Partnership

The Small Manufacturer’s AdvantEDGE program—a first of its kind business assistance program—has been selected as a nationwide best practice. The program was singled out among economic development programs by the Manufacturing Extension Partnership—the manufacturing assistance arm of the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST). The AdvantEDGE program connects small manufacturing companies with industry experts […]

Transformational Partnership Creates Education Without Barriers

The Northern Colorado (NoCO) Manufacturing Partnership has collaborated with FRCC to develop training designed especially for new supervisors in manufacturing—with funding through the Colorado Workforce Development Council. Since the program began in late 2016, 80 individuals from 27 different Northern Colorado Manufacturers have increased their Supervisor/Management skills by enrolling in the NoCO Manufacturing/Front Range Community […]

Larimer County Commissioners Support Small Business Development Center

Logo of the Colorado Small Business Development Center

Larimer County Commissioners have renewed their support of small business and entrepreneurship with a $20,000 grant to the Larimer Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The Larimer SBDC provided business assistance to over 1,300 clients in the past 12 months. This assistance consists of one-on-one free confidential consulting, a wide range of business workshops and classes, […]

NoCo Manufacturing Partnership Elects Board of Directors

The NoCo Manufacturing Partnership has elected manufacturers, educators, and city officials to its board of directors. Members are: Paul Harter, Aqua-Hot Heating Systems Darren Pape, Wolf Robotics Dave Carlson, Moyer Machine Brooke Gunn, Scion Aviation Phil Montera, New Belgium Brewing Terry Precht, Vergent Products Tony Wampler, Springs Fabrication Inc. SeonAh Kendall, City of Fort Collins […]

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