Daily Archive for June 18 2011
This past week Charleston Area Alliance staff were given a tour of new equipment being used to train for jobs in the Chemical Industry by faculty at the Kanawha Valley Community and Technical School. Those enrolled in the Applied Process Technology program are now training on new equipment critical for maintaining our quality workforce in an industry that remains vital to our regional economy.
Should our region or our state be successful in attracting the investment of an ethane cracker facility, training programs like these will be even more important. A chemical operator can make an annual salary of over $50,000 in the Kanawha Valley!