TN College of Applied Technology launches Operation Next

Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT), a Manufacturing USA national innovation institute — in partnership with the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), Amatrol, the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development, and Gene Haas Foundation — announced the launch of “Operation Next” – a new model for equipping military personnel with the skills and credentials needed for the most in-demand advanced manufacturing civilian careers in the country.