Workforce Training Consortium - The Power Behind Our Workforce Workforce Training Consortium - The Power Behind Our Workforce

 ·  Manufacturers: Thank You!

National Manufacturing Day is Friday, October 3; in fact, Governor Beebe has declared October Manufacturing Month in the State of Arkansas.  It is our opportunity to recognize the tremendous contributions that our manufacturers make to our region.  We thank you for the great jobs and innovative products you provide, and for the positive economic impact you have made on our community.  Jonesboro is a great place to live, work and call home!  Thank you! 

 ·  Hytrol Announces Executive Vice President

Hytrol Conveyor Co., Inc., an industry expert in automated material handling solutions, is pleased to announce that David Peacock has been hired as Executive Vice President with the expectation that he will succeed Hytrol President Gregg Goodner in the coming months.  Please welcome Mr. Peacock to our Jonesboro area industrial community.  To read the entire press release, please follow this link:



WTC News

 ·  Boost Your Computer Skills!
  Call Maria Bedwell at ASUN if you need to schedule computer classes like Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You can reach Maria at 870.680.8702 or at
 ·  Fall 2014 Schedule - Check It Out!
  Check out the printable Fall 2014 Schedule of the WTC's upcoming classes on the Schedule & Registration page of this website!
 ·  OSHA 10-Hour Certification Course
  The WTC plans to offer another OSHA 10-Hour Certification Course for safety professionals this fall.  Watch for a post and e-mail notifications.  Make plans to bring your entire safety team!  Contact Donna Taylor for more details at 870.680.8715 or

What Our Members Say...

The WTC has provided great training at a reasonable cost. This is a value to our company whether we are training 1 employee or many.The ability to help develop curriculum, assures our employees are getting the skill development we need to be competitive.

..... Riceland Foods, Inc.

Arkansas Glass is a huge advocate of the WTC.  We use the Lean manufacturing and supervisory training series, and other training.  We can see a difference in our employees – we’ve always tried to offer them training, but we really see a positive change in their behavior when we teach them a new skill.  We also take advantage of grant money that is available.

.....Arkansas Glass Container Corporation

Southworth Products has been a long time member of the WTC and as members, we have reaped many benefits from its training opportunities.  Many of the training opportunities have allowed our employees to hone their skills and to learn new skills that have not only improved their job performance, but have increased their value as an employee as well.  We have also found that employee morale and job satisfaction have improved when we as a company are willing to invest our time and resources into training.  The WTC has been an invaluable tool in that process.

.....Southworth Products