Gateway Technical College has launched two new degree programs aimed at helping fill the pipeline of new jobs Foxconn Technology Group will bring to southeastern Wisconsin.

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The college is now enrolling students in its new advanced manufacturing and supply chain management associate degree programs, which officials said will address the needs of Foxconn and other advanced manufacturing companies in the region.

Ray Koukari, dean of Gateway’s School of Manufacturing, Engineering and Information Technology, said the new advanced manufacturing program will lead students to high-end manufacturing careers, including mechanical technicians, mechatronics technicians, maintenance process technicians, electrical service technicians and quality services.

“Anyone who possesses the skills taught in these programs will be in demand by employers,” Koukari said. “Not only that, but employers from many different industries are seeking these skills in their workers.” Read the full story here.