Fairfield County Workforce Center to receive $500,000 from state to expand its lab

Workers in a manufacturing plant.

LANCASTER – Fairfield County will receive $500,000 from the state capital budget to expand the engineering technology lab at the county workforce center.

“Obviously, with Intel moving to central Ohio and our current manufacturing base that we already have and interests of Intel suppliers coming into the region there’s going to be a lot more growth in manufacturing,” county economic development director Rick Szabrak said. “We need to basically get more employees in the manufacturing industry and also so Ohio University and Hocking College will have a nicer lab that will help attract more students.”

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Written by Jeff Barron.

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