MAMC expands technical & training staff

The Marshall Advanced Manufacturing Center (MAMC) continues expansion of its technical and workforce training programs with the addition of three employees.

Richard Miller of Ona has joined MAMC as advanced manufacturing technical trainer. He is responsible for developing the curriculum for MAMC’s new Industrial Technology Program and will be the lead instructor. In response to industry demand for skilled workers, MAMC is preparing to launch the program, offered in partnership with Mountwest Community and Technical College, next year..

Miller has decades of manufacturing experience, including working as an engineer for such companies as Alcon Research, Bayside Automation and IBM Corporation. A native of Pennsylvania, Miller studied mechanical engineering at Youngstown State University. He will be based at MAMC’s downtown  Huntington facility.

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Treston Withrow of Huntington has joined MAMC full time as a machinist/CAD trainer. Based at MAMC’s new South Charleston Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center, Withrow will instruct individuals in the use of computer-aided design software and assist them with operation of MAMC’s array of advanced technology.

Withrow began as an intern at MAMC in 2022 while a student in Marshall University’s College of Engineering and Computer Sciences. He graduated in December 2022 with a degree in mechanical engineering and joined MAMC parttime as an engineering technician. The Huntington High School graduate then transitioned to full time in May.

James Mohr of Huntington will join MAMC full time this month as a CNC machinist. A native of Normantown, Mohr is a graduate of Gilmer County High School and will graduate this summer from MAMC’s Machinist Technology/CNC Program offered in partnership with Mountwest Community and Technical College with an associate of applied science degree and 10 industry credentials from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills.

Mohr began working at MAMC part time while completing his training. He will join the technical training staff full time at MAMC’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center on Marshall’s South Charleston campus, where he will operate computerized manufacturing equipment and assist clients in proper use of the advanced technology.

June 27, 2023

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