NMTA supports marine trade school

April 4th, 2024

In a recent Soundings Trade Only article, George Harris, president/CEO of the Northwest Marine Trades Association (NMTA) in Seattle, Wash., discussed his efforts since 2011 to address the workforce issues now facing the recreational boating industry. Harris said that a decade ago, a Wash.-based organization called the Manufacturing Industry Council (MIC) was contacted by Boeing […]

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Great Lakes Boat Building School secures grant

October 27th, 2023

Cedarville, Mich.-based Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS) has secured a $354,600 Rural Business Development Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The school applied for the support as part of its “Enhancing Education with Equipment” campaign, which provides equipment and technology for skilled trades training. According to an article in Soundings Trade Only, GLBBS […]

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