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Advanced Manufacturing Training Center (AMTC) Powered by Alro Steel

JAMA and the Shop Rat Foundation are committed to working together to fulfil our community’s workforce demands; today and tomorrow. Our individual missions will not change, and we will both continue the trajectory of the work we have engaged in over the last 20 years.

  • Youth Training to include STEM programming and Foundational Manufacturing skill development.
  • Adult Workforce Development Training including DOL registered apprenticeship programs.

Our Community

  • Support community growth
  • Enhance professional development
  • Support and enhance Jackson Area Career Center (JACC)
  • First Robotics

Preliminary budget

The organizations anticipate the total project to have a cost of $7,000,000.

  • $2,500,000 toward the purchase of the building
  • $1,000,000-$1,500,000 in equipment
  • $500,000 towards facility upgrades
  • $1,000,000-$1,500,000 endowment fund to maintain the facility in perpetuity

To raise these funds, the organizations would engage in a 5-year capital campaign.


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