ATN Helped Create Or Retain 2,131 Jobs in 2016
Last year, 2016, was a very productive year for ATN as it served 432 companies in Alabama, primarily manufacturers. ATN recently announced some of the economic impacts of its work for the year as reported by clients. They include:
Created and Retained Jobs: 2,131
Increased/Retained Sales: $130,786,627
Saved Manufacturers: $15,737,065
Workforce Investments: $28,974,677
Total Impact: $192,921,372
Federal ROI: $108.38 per dollar federal
ATN is an entity under the Alabama Community College System, and is the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership affiliate for Alabama. ATN’s mission is to provide existing industry (primarily manufacturers) the tools, technical assistance, resources and customized training needed to grow and excel. ATN is located throughout Alabama with offices on 13 community college campuses and three research universities (UA, UAH and Auburn).
ATN conduct assessments and deliver services in areas including: Lean Manufacturing, Quality Systems, Environmental Safety and Health, Industrial Maintenance, IT, Organizational Development and Leadership Training, Engineering Assistance, and Workforce Training.
For more information, visit www.ATN.org.