Thursday, January 24, 2013
The first graduating class had five of six graduates obtain employment in manufacturing-related occupations. Participating trainees complete eight weeks of instruction.
Sussex’s Power Test, Inc. has launched the Manufacturer’s Resource Training (MRT), which trains individuals to become entry-level machinists for area employers. Power Test, winner of Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year, developed the MRT program in response to the challenge faced in the area in finding workers with the skills needed to fill job openings. Participating trainees complete eight weeks of instruction at Power Test’s facility in Sussex, learning how to operate a variety of manually operated machines and gaining experience in assembly, inspection, shipping, and welding. Participants also complete and are certified to drive a forklift. The MRT program had its first graduating class in November 2012. Five of six graduates obtained …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Check out some of the top local business pages available on Facebook.
The following list is in no particular order: Know a really great Sussex or Menomonee Falls business Facebook page missing from the list? Tell us in the comments section!
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
John F. Losee, 61, of Waukesha, stole funds through fraudulent purchase orders while he was the general manager at Heim Manufacturing.
A 61-year-old Waukesha man has pleaded guilty in federal to embezzling more than $800,000 from a Sussex business, according to a news release from the United States Attorney’s Office. John F. Losee pleaded guilty Friday to wire fraud and filing a false federal income tax return, the release states. In the plea agreement, Losee admitted to stealing the money from Heim Manufacturing Corp. between April 2003 and May 2009 while he was the general manager of the company. According to the release: Using his position, Losee submitted fraudulent purchase orders and invoices using the name of an actual vendor to cause Heim Manufacturing to issue more than 220 checks payable to the fictitious business Losee created. Losee then diverted these checks …