Jasper Engines & Transmissions Recognized For Commitment To Advanced Manufacturing Training For Hoosier Students

Jasper (Local Sources) – Conexus Indiana, the state’s advanced manufacturing and logistics initiative has honored Jasper Engines & Transmissions with its 2017 Conexus Indiana Touchstone Award.

The Conexus award recognizes Jasper Engine’s commitment to its (Conexus) innovative Hire Tech program and its contributions to the future of Hoosier students as they prepare for a challenging and successful future in the advanced manufacturing and logistics industry.

Jasper Engines & Transmissions is one of 252 Conexus Indiana A+ Partners, companies that work closely with their local high schools to bring advanced manufacturing and logistics awareness, learning opportunities, and experience to the classroom. The company earned this year’s Touchstone Award for its comprehensive outreach efforts to schools and students, and its commitment to training and hiring Hire Tech students.

Since Hire Tech was introduced in 2012, students have completed almost 18,000 college credit hours valued at $2.4 million. Hire Tech students also have earned more than 8,000 industry credentials. Hire Tech is offered at 205 schools and has been delivered to more than 7,000 students statewide.

Through the A+ Partners program, Jasper Engines has partnered with schools in five southern Indiana Counties.

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