Skills boost: DEED grants job training funds for Princeton’s U.S. Distilled Products workers

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Workers at U.S. Distilled Products Co. in Princeton will learn new skills with the help of a job-training grant awarded by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Check for U.S. Distilled Products Company jobs here.

DEED awarded the $49,684 grant under the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership.

The funding will enable U.S. Distilled Products to work in partnership with Anoka-Ramsey Community College to train 31 employees to use increasingly sophisticated technology and automation. Industrial maintenance mechanics, electricians, engineers, manufacturing supervisors, line leads and managers will participate in the training.

Under the grant, participating employees will take four customized courses: Distillery Electrical Systems, Distillery Motor Controls, Bottling Equipment Reliability and Leading Daily Improvement. Classes will be conducted via e-training and onsite.

READ MORE of this story at Minnesota Employment and Economic Development by Monte Hanson. Photo courtesy of U.S. Distilled Products Company.

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