PMPA Education Foundation has partnered and supported schools and colleges in many ways. Here are a few success stories that highlight the foundation’s commitment to supporting growth in the precision machining industry. You can be a Game Changer by sharing your success story on our contact page.

Reader Precision Machining & Manufacturing (RPM Center) at Gateway Technical College

Gateway Technical College  held a ribbon-cutting April 20, 2016 for its new Reader Precision Machining and Manufacturing (RPM) Center at their Elkhorn Campus. The RPM Manufacturing Center represents the most modern and state-of-the-art CNC manufacturing education and technology, to best meet the training needs of Walworth County manufacturers.

The skills gap that you hear about in the news is Real. We are doing this to rebuild our manufacturing base through ongoing technical educcation providing rewarding career opportunity for our community. Here at Gateway, you can learn a skill, locally, that can take you anywhere in the world you want to go.”– Mike Reader, CEO, Precision Plus

“With the leadership and support of Michael Reader and Precision Plus, this center will support the many manufacturers of Walworth County with a pipeline of well-trained, highly skilled employees,” said Gateway Technical College President and CEO Bryan Albrecht. The celebration featured Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, who spoke during this program.

The need for highly skilled craftsmen and women is everywhere…around the world. Today, here at Gateway, you can learn a skill, locally, that can take you anywhere in the world you want to go.”- Mike Reader