What I loved most...was the discipline that was instilled within all of us.
-Greg R., Northern Chapter, KY FAME
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The Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education provides global-best workforce development through strong technical training, integration of manufacturing core competencies, intensive professional practices and intentional hands-on experience to build the future of the modern manufacturing industry.
FAME was created by Toyota and moved to the Manufacturing Institute for national scaling in 2019. Today, the Manufacturing Institute, as the workforce development and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturers, is proud to manage FAME USA as it continues to grow across the country with the support of more than 400 manufacturers.
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FAME USA News
Delta Faucet Company Donates $25,000 to Sustain SKYCTC’s Advanced Manufacturing TechnicianProgram, SKY FAME
FRANKLIN, KY (November 8, 2023) In a dedicated show of support for higher education and workforce development, Delta Faucet Company, a leading manufacturer in Morgantown, KY, has announced a substantial…
HCC to host student recognition ceremony for HOPFAME students
Event Details: HOPFAME Student Recognition Ceremony 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, 2023 Hopkinsville Community College, Emerging Technologies Building, Anderson Room The Hopkinsville chapter (HOPFAME) of the Kentucky Federation of…