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NH Business Newsreel: Five companies receive grants


August 04. 2015 10:14PM




Five companies receive grants

CONCORD — Five New Hampshire companies were awarded job training grants in July to help them train 129 workers in new skills, state officials announced Tuesday.

The grants total $34,350, and the companies matched the funds to bring the total to $68,700.

Schleuniger Inc. of Manchester received a grant of up to $20,224 for 45 employees to receive training courses from several training providers. Manchester Community College will provide training in a variety of leadership development courses; a business development course will be offered by MBDI; Skillpath will offer managing multiple projects; presentation skills and catalyst for innovation will be offered by the University of New Hampshire; and AGI will offer photoshop training.

ControlAir Inc. of Amherst received a grant of $8,300 for the NH Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MHMEP) to train 51 employees in lean manufacturing.

AgaMatrix Inc. of Salem received a Job Training Fund grant of $2,600 for 25 employees to receive strategic planning training from The Highly Trained Eye.

D.D. Bean & Sons. Co. of Jaffrey received a grant of $2,176 for training one employee in blueprint reading, machining, machine tool math, inspection and machine processes at River Valley Community College (RVCC).

Nipro Consumer Healthcare of Lancaster received a $1,050 training grant for seven employees to receive supervisory training from White Mountains Community College.

Digital economy expert to speak at forum

JAFFREY — Philipp S. Krüger, the director of the Digital Economy Project, Stiftung Neue Verantwortung in Berlin will speak at the Amos Fortune Forum in Jaffrey Center at 8 p.m. Friday in the Old Meetinghouse.

Krüger’s talk is titled: Big Data: Transforming Freedom, Security and Business

No admission will be charged but donations will be accepted. After each forum, a brief reception will be held with each speaker at The First Church in Jaffrey Parish Hall, directly across from the Old Meetinghouse.

For more information, visit www.amosfortune.com, Facebook (facebook.com/amosfortuneforum) or at Twitter (@amosforum), or contact (641) 715-3900, ext. 742251.

The next Amos Fortune Forum speaker is sustainable farming expert, Severine Fleming, on Aug. 14.

Citizens introduces touch authentication

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Citizens Bank introduced Touch ID authentication to its mobile banking app for iPhone models 5S, 6 and 6 Plus.

Touch ID, which uses a customer’s fingerprint to authenticate, enables customers to quickly login and access the features in the Citizens Mobile Banking app for iPhone with the press of a finger.

Customers interested in its mobile banking app for iPhone and iPad can find it in the App Stores. Customers interested in the mobile banking app for Android can find it in Google Play.


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