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Emerson Partners with Ranken Technical College to Help Prepare the Manufacturing Workforce of the Future

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As part of its ongoing efforts to advance high-tech workforce skills and support the St. Louis community, Emerson EMR, -0.11% today announced plans to expand its manufacturing education and training partnership with Ranken Technical College. The announcement was made in conjunction with a groundbreaking ceremony for Ranken’s new Manufacturing Incubator facility in north St. Louis.

When the facility opens next year, it will include a new Emerson production line for making components used in industrial control systems designed and manufactured by Emerson Automation Solutions, providing Ranken students with hands-on experience in a modern manufacturing environment using advanced technology. Ranken students currently manufacture some components for Emerson Automation Solutions on the college campus in a smaller space, but the new facility will enable a significant expansion of the scope and type of production activities that can be done on-campus.

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