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ZAGO Associates Merlyn Jimenez and Sekou Toure Earn Promotions, Apprenticeship Certificates - U.S. DOL Machine One Journeyperson

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Photo Caption: Joe Pranzatelli, M.A. (left), NJ Community College Consortium, presents ZAGO’s Sekou Toure & Merlyn Jimenez (second and third from left) with U.S. Dept. of Labor Machine One Journeyperson Apprenticeship Certificates at ZAGO holiday party. Also pictured: ZAGO Co-Founder & CEO Gail Friedberg (third from right), Jackie Luciano, VP, (second from right) and Harvey Rottenstrich, Co-Founder & Lead Engineer (end).

ZAGO's Merlyn Jimenez and Sekou Toure earned their 13 Credit Academic Certificates in Precision Machining Technology after completing 2,000 hours of on-the-job training and online academic Related Technical Training (RTI) from Camden County College. The 13 credits can be applied to an Associate degree in Applied Science in Computer Integrated Manufacturing Engineering Technology. The New Jersey Community College Consortium sponsored the program.

ZAGO: Investing in Talent, Technology and Training

ZAGO continually invests in talent, technology, and training not only to remain competitive but to empower associates to learn the skills necessary to succeed in the next generation of manufacturing and manufacturing technology.

“Merlyn and Sekou worked hard studying and learning on the factory floor to achieve their certificates,” says Gail Friedberg Rottenstrich, Co-Founder & CEO, ZAGO Manufacturing Co. “Sekou was recently promoted to CNC programmer from machine operator, and Merlyn was promoted to receiving and inventory coordinator from parts checker.

The future is bright.

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