TX FAME – Alamo Chapter AMT students

The county is working with architects and consultants on designing a new facility that will offer manufacturing training programs.

“Toyota, HOLT CAT manufacturing, Caterpillar — those kinds of groups had a say in what spaces were actually developing for this because it’s really intended to be an industry-driven training facility,” said Dan Curry, director of facilities for Bexar County.

The Texas Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (TX FAME), an organization with 10 private manufacturing companies, will operate the facility.

The new training center will be about 30,000 square feet and located in Brooks. Curry said it would have classrooms, computer labs and a welding lab.

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