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RTMA Apprenticeship Program - Recent News

Apprenticeship Week

December 2019
To celebrate Apprenticeship Week, NYS Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon presented a proclamation to The Rochester Technology and Manufacturing Association, thanking the RTMA for its apprenticeship work.

In the picture left to right is Morgan Laubmeier (Industrial Manufacturing Technician), Rodney Hay (Electro - Mechanical Technician), Commissioner Reardon, Kevin Kelley, Bob Coyne, and David Warfle (Industrial Manufacturing Technician).  


RTMA Awarded Proclamation for Exemplary Workforce Development

November 2019
New York State department of labor commissioner Roberta Reardon awarded the Rochester Technology and Manufacturing Association with a Proclamation in recognition of excellence in workforce development specifically in the area of apprenticeships on Tuesday November 12, 2019.  


RBJ/RTMA Technology and Manufacturing Finalist Award

October 2019
Kenneth Swol from Maris Systems Design accepts his finalist award at the RBJ/RTMA technology awards in the apprenticeship category. Congratulations Ken!  


Fifth Apprentice from the RTMA Apprenticeship Program Graduates

October 2019
Friday October 11th 2019 we graduated our fifth apprentice from the RTMA apprenticeship program. Thomas Thomas completed the toolmaker program with Lapp Insulator. Congratulations Thomas.  


Technology and Manufacturing Awards Apprentice Nominee

September 2019
Kenneth Swol an employee of Maris Systems Design is a RTMA apprentice and has completed his second year of a four year program. Kenneth has been nominated for the apprenticeship award at the Rochester Business Council Manufacturing awards banquet on October 16th. Good luck Kenneth.  


Chassis Automotive Apprentices Graduate

September 2019
Chassis Automotive apprentices graduate from the Electromechanical Technician trade outline today on September 11th 2019. Christopher Bailey, Jack Ryan and Michael Knight. Congratulations!  


Christopher Bailey graduating from the Electromechanical Technician apprenticeship program. Bob Coyne awarding him his journeyworker certificate.  Jack Ryan graduating from the Electromechanical Technician apprenticeship program. Bob Coyne is awarding Jack his journeyworker certificate.  Michael Knight graduating from Electromechanical Technician apprenticeship program. Bob Coyne issuing Michael his journeyworker certificate. 

First Graduate From RTMA Apprenticeship Program

August 2019

A huge congratulations goes out to Jrlon's very own David George for being the first ever graduate of the RTMA's (Rochester Technology & Manufacturing Association) machinist apprenticeship program. David was mentored by Journeyman Sean Davies. Great job by both David and Sean!