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Advanced film manufacturing is focus
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp. has scheduled an event at 11 a.m. today at Patrick Henry Community College’s Frith Hall to announce the arrival an “innovative new program for the advanced film industry and advanced manufacturing” in the area, according to a news release.
The announcement will highlight the “breakthrough program” that was made possible by “a collaboration between higher education, economic development and two of the world’s leading producers of advanced films,” Eastman Chemical Co. and Commonwealth Laminating, the release said.
Officials have said the program will help prepare workers for jobs in advanced manufacturing.