1. Outlook 2015: VSS in Greenfield helps develop needed workforce | masslive

    Outlook 2015: VSS in Greenfield helps develop needed workforce | masslive

    As the president and owner of VSS Inc. in Greenfield, Steven K. Capshaw used to face the chronic problem of having jobs he could not fill because of a lack of skilled workers.  The precision machine shop specializes in complex Computer Numerical Control machined components, and it requires up-to-date equipment and skilled employees to compete for contracts for components for use in such industries as aerospace, firearms, oil and gas energy services, military surveillance and radar and power generation.  Today, thanks to modernized machine technology programs in vocational and technical schools, “we see the light at the end of the ...

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