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Champlain Cable Corporation Receives Grant for Workforce Development

Wednesday, September 18, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jeff Couture
Champlain Cable Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of high-performance wire and cable for use in extreme environments, has been granted $90,400 from the Vermont Training Program (VTP) to enhance employee skill sets and support business growth.  The training will aide Colchester company's efforts in product innovation, design, and management.

The grant will support operator training on the manufacturing floor as well as on the latest 3D modeling software and business analytics tools, ensuring Champlain Cable will continue to bring new products to market. Employees will also receive on-site technical training, which delivers real-time and hands-on experience in creating products to serve important business sectors.

"We believe investing in our people is a strategic part of our business. We have made a company-wide commitment to development and training. We are excited to have this grant assist us in our efforts," said Bill Reichert, Champlain Cable President and CEO.

“Our employees are the key to our success and our ability to remain a leader in this highly-competitive industry. The funds from the Vermont Training Program are a great asset as we work to enhance the careers of all our employees,” said Jordan Mayer, Training & Development Specialist at Champlain Cable.  “As we look to our future, investing in our current workforce is a win-win for all involved.” 

Champlain Cable has a 60-year history of manufacturing and designing high-performance wires and cables for commercial, industrial, and military applications. The company’s products exceed standards of quality, durability, and safety in order to withstand harsh and challenging condition across applications. 

“We are thrilled to co-invest with another Vermont company as they upskill their workforce,” said Department of Economic Development Commissioner Joan Goldstein. “Champlain Cable is commended for efforts to strengthen their culture and encourage increased employee engagement through staff development efforts.”

For more information on the Vermont Training Program, visit http://accd.vermont.gov/economic-development/funding-incentives/vtp.

Source: Vermont Agency of Commerce