Global SFC/Valve Incorporated received the Governor’s Employer Award for Workforce Development for Western Pennsylvania. Global was nominated by Jeff Dick and Deb hoover with Somerset Career Link and Susan Whisler with Southern Alleghenies. This year the 36th Annual Employment, Training and Education Conference will be virtual on October 21st. Linda Heining CEO/President and Sherry Abel Training Facilitator pre-recorded their acceptance speech that will be shown at the virtual conference.
Global is a manufacturer of U.S. Navy Standard Valves and Underway Replenishment Systems here in Somerset and has 50 employees.
Last year Global completed 171 training classes for their employees, covering Blueprint reading, SolidWorks, Lean Manufacturing, Active Shooter Awareness, Cybersecurity and GibbsCAM. FBI visited Global and trained the employees on counterintelligence.
Global have been approved through the State of Pennsylvania Apprenticeship board for a Machinist and Quality Assurance Inspector Apprenticeship programs. These apprenticeship programs will allow employees to participate in accredited training through the National Tooling and Machinist Association as well as ToolingU training, with structured on the job training.