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Formed in 1994 by the metalworking trade associations to develop and maintain a globally competitive American workforce, NIMS sets skills standards for the industry, certifies individual skills against the standards and accredits training programs that meet NIMS quality requirements.  Join our email list to keep up with NIMS news.

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NIMS wins Department of Labor contract to support the expansion of registered apprenticeship within manufacturing.  Workshops planned for January

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By: Emily DeRocco, Director, Education and Workforce, LIFT—Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow and James Wall, Executive Director, National Institute for Metalworking Skills November 11, 2016 -- As w
11/10/2016 14:35

     NIMS Wins Federal Contract to Grow Apprenticeships in Manufacturing

Fairfax, VA, November 14, 2016 — The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), the manufacturing industry’s developer of skills standards and credentials, is proud to announce that it has bee
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