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.