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Local industry receives award at White House

September 24, 2020 Digital Media Exclusive

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The White House announced Thursday that Oberg Industries, which has two plants in Buffalo Township, received the Pledge to America's Workers Presidential Award, which recognizes companies with exemplary commitment to educating employees to fulfill jobs in America. From left, in the Oberg Apprentice Training Center, are Tim Harmon, apprentice lead; apprentices Michael Savage, Kameron Ramer and Shannon Bittinger; and Nick Dilick, Oberg's director of apprentice training and development.

President Donald Trump has recognized the success of a local company’s apprenticeship program.

White House officials announced in a news release Thursday that Oberg Industries is one of nine companies to receive the Pledge to America’s Workers Presidential Award.

Oberg, a manufacturer of precision components and tooling, has two plants in Buffalo Township and headquarters in Freeport.

Oberg joins lofty company in receiving the award, as Lockheed Martin Corp. and Volkswagen Group of America are fellow awardees.

The Pledge to America’s Workers initiative is aimed at increasing the private sector’s role in training American workers for American jobs, according to commerce.gov.

The award recognizes companies’ commitment to providing training and education for workers.

Read more in Friday's Butler Eagle.

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