SAINT CLOUD, MN – April 29, 2019 – Nahan Printing has won a $300,000 training grant from Saint Cloud State University (SCSU) and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The grant enhances Nahan’s workforce through custom training and helps the award-winning printer maintain a competitive edge in their industry.
A signing ceremony took place on April 22, 2019 at the SCSU Welcome Center to celebrate the event.
Nahan is partnering with SCSU, Saint Cloud Technical & Community College (SCTCC), and Ridgewater Community College to deliver the training. The partnership opens the door to cutting-edge skills and knowledge for current and future Nahan employees. The company expects to add 58 new employees to meet customer demand and to achieve a 20 percent growth goal over the next two years.
“I’m excited about the opportunity this grant provides for Nahan employees and future team members,” said Mike Nahan, CEO. “Investing in our people is something I’m very proud of and is something that continues to separate Nahan as an employer of choice in the community.”
The training grant has these three goals:
- For employees to build skills they can carry with them
- A stronger workforce with enhanced industry-specific skills
- Increased capacity for the partnering schools to develop and deliver programming that other businesses can use