Next Daytime Class begins Monday, June 4!
For more information on classes, please call Samara Rosenberg at 1-800-822-9337 or contact New Century Careers through the website contact form .
Podcast: Getting People without College Degrees a $42,000/year Job in Manufacturing w/Neil Ashbaugh
Neil Ashbaugh, NCC’s Director of Services, discussed exciting career opportunities and training in manufacturing on the podcast, Going Deep with Aaron Watson.

The need for a highly skilled manufacturing workforce formed the foundation for New Century Careers and the MANUFACTURING 2000 (M2K) program, which provides students with tuition-free machinist training and job placement assistance.

Featured Company: Cygnus Manufacturing Company
Cygnus Manufacturing Company (CMC) is a provider of precision machined components, precision sheet metal and finished product assembly services. CMC is proud to be the choice contract manufacturer for well-known Fortune 1,000 companies throughout the U.S.

The company's vertical integration, advanced quality systems and skilled workforce have allowed CMC to maintain the position as the go-to Contract Manufacturer for discerning customers for over 55 years.

CMC provides single components, sub-assemblies and complete products that have been built, tested and packaged for original equipment manufacturers in the Medical Device, Transportation, Aerospace/Defense, Scientific Instrumentation and Energy industries.

The company employs over 125 skilled and highly skilled workers in a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located on 20 acres in the Victory Road Business Park.

For more information on CMC, please visit the company's website .

New Century Careers thanks CMC for its support!
M2K Student Spotlight
Tom was unemployed, but his previous work experiences sparked an interest in manufacturing and led him to New Century Careers. In November, he enrolled in M2K.

When asked what aspect of the program he found most beneficial, Tom answered the shop work and people.

"The instructors were great to work wit h," Tom sa id. "They stick to the curriculum and answer students' questions in depth. M2K is a great program that helps people in need of training."

Upon completion of M2K, Tom received a job offer from Allegheny Plastics, where he started in April. Tom looks forward to building his skill set and advancing his career.

Congratulations, Tom!

NCC Board of Directors Spotlight
Elected to the New Century Careers Board in 2011, John Dransart is serving his second 5-year term. In 2012, he was appointed to the Finance Committee and currently serves on the Audit and Financial Sustainability Committee.

As the Controller for Penn State Tool and Die Corporation (PST&D), John guides the company's financial decisions. He’s worked for PST&D in various capacities since 1982. Previously, John was employed by Deluzio & Co. and served with the United States Air Force.

PST&D has supported NCC's mission for many years as a manufacturing partner company, hiring M2K graduates and supporting apprentices through the NTMA Apprenticeship Program. John serves on the NTMA Apprenticeship Steering Committee, a program managed for the NTMA by NCC.

Recently, John secured a highly valued compressor from PST&D for NCC’s Training Innovation Center. Thank you, John!
New Century Careers Open House
You're invited to explore the world of manufacturing! As a part of Remake Learning Days, NCC will offer tours of its Training Innovation Center on Monday, May 21 from 11 a.m. - 1p.m.

To learn more about educational programs, training and careers in manufacturing,

New Partner Company
New Century Careers welcomes  Pennsylvania Drilling Company as its newest manufacturing partner company. Thank you for supporting NCC!

NCC is dedicated to helping with industry's workforce needs and uncovering sources of support for manufacturers. As a partner company, NCC provides  a source of skilled workers to your team who can help your company grow and adhere to high standards of product quality and customer service.

Funder Spotlight
BotsIQ thanks the Gail Latterman Weaver Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation for its contribution to the Pittsburgh Chapter National Tooling and Machining Foundation.

Thank you very much!
Donation Spotlight

Thank you Covestro for supporting the BotsIQ program!
BotsIQ Update
Earlier this month, BotsIQ hosted its 13th Annual Final Competition at CAL U. Nearly 1,000 students from more than 60 schools competed! Thanks to everyone who helped make this an amazing event!

2018's Competition Winners:
  • Grand Champion Award- Bedford H.S. (Bot-The Patriot)
  • 1st Place Competition Award- Bedford H.S. (Bot-The Patriot)
  • 2nd Place Competition Award- Pine-Richland H.S. (Bot-Cerberus)
  • Best Documentation- Hempfield Area H.S. (Bot-Vanquish)
  • Spirit Award- Punxsutawney Area H.S.
  • Best Engineered Bot- Pine-Richland H.S. (Bot-Cerberus)
  • Rookie of the Year- Chambersburg Area Career Magnet School (Bot-Predator)
  • Best Sportsmanship- Punxsutawney Area H.S. (Bot-Ambrioso)
  • Coolest Bot- Lincoln Jr./Sr. H.S. (Bot-Wolverine Workhorse) and Moniteau H.S.(Bot-Rising Sun)
  • King of the Ring- Bedford H.S. (Bot-Star Spangled Slammer) 

Governor's Letter to New Century Careers
New Century Careers was delighted to host Governor Tom Wolf last month. During his visit, the Governor announced his PAsmart initiative, learned more about NCC's programs and spent time with students.

Featured Tour
This month, NCC welcomed staff from Industrial Brake Company to tour the Training Innovation Center.

If your company, organization or school is interested in scheduling a tour, please contact Patrick Bendel at 412-258-6668 or by  email .
Several M2K students are close to completing their training and will be seeking entry-level career opportunities in manufacturing/machining.

If your company is looking to hire, please contact Patrick Bendel at 412-258-6668 or Samara Rosenberg at 412-258-6617.
Support New Century Careers
Shop on AmazonSmile and support NCC's efforts to continue providing tuition-free machinist training! Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to registered charities.

Please choose New Century Careers   here .

 NCC is a designee for the United Way Contributor's Choice campaign.

NCC's designee code is  1461264.
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New Century Careers
305 East Carson Street 
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 
We are a Southwestern Pennsylvania workforce development organization with a dual client mission to support pre-employment and incumbent manufacturing workers as well as their current or future employers to help each set of clients advance economically through continuous workforce education and training.