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Here's what people say about us

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- Chad Webb
Orchid Chelsea

“I think this program was awesome as it has given me additional opportunities with my employer! There were a lot of good teachers and a ton of opportunities to hone people’s skills. The AMC staff was very helpful and kind throughout the apprenticeship program.”

- Joe Lienhart, Precision Machining Instructor
Jackson Area Career Center

“The Academy was exactly what I needed to start my college education. It was by far less intimidating than the traditional colleges and much more focused on the student’s specialized needs.”

- Tim Rogers, President/CEO
The Enterprise Group of Jackson

“We must recognize that our manufacturing economy survived the Great Recession because it is made up of business people who are entrepreneurs. They know how to bring innovation to the marketplace. They have adapted to a drastically changing way of doing business.”

- Jason Church, Customer Service Manager
Classic Turning

“The Academy for Manufacturing Careers is a great program that teaches real world experiences and has led me to great success as a machinist.”

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Check out the video (above) that the great folks at JTV put together for us to share with the U.S. Dept. of Labor in 2012 when JAMA's Academy for Manufacturing Careers was selected by the DOL as a 21st Century Registered Apprenticeship Trailblazer and Innovator!

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