Pelican Products Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases and advanced lighting systems, was recently awarded a Workforce Training Grant by the state of Massachusetts. The $217,425 grant will fund training programs that enhance operational excellence at the South Deerfield, Mass. manufacturing plant.
“We’re grateful to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the work they do to help local businesses thrive through a focus on employees,” says Chris Favreau, vice president and general manager at Pelican. “Our employees are the reason we can deliver quality products and services our customers count on to protect their most valuable assets. We look forward to providing our employees with this valuable learning experience.”
The Workforce Training Grant helps Pelican continue its commitment to quality, as well as grow the skills of its 400 employees and improve the work environment. The company will use the grant to provide training including:
- Leader Effectiveness Training with Application
- Team Involvement Problem Solving
- Kaizen Training
- Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance (GD&T)
- Blueprint Reading
- Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM)
- AIM Front Line Leadership
This project is funded by a Workforce Training Fund grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The grant program is administered by Commonwealth Corporation.