General News Mar 07, 2014

KXLY News Features ALTEK Manufacturing's Contributions to Aerospace, Medical and Industrial Manufacturing

ALTEK's contributions to contract manufacturing innovation in Aerospace, Medical, and Industrial Manufacturing were featured this week in a feature news piece from KXLY.


General News Feb 19, 2014

Thinking About a Career in the Manufacturing Industry?

There are more than a few reasons ALTEK Manufacturing has one of the highest number of long-time employees in the Inland Northwest, many of whom have stayed with us for five, ten, even 20 year in some cases! In fact, ALTEK employees average tenure is ten years.

General News Dec 20, 2013

Manufacturers Expect Increasing Employment Numbers in 2014

Based on new reporting from the U.S. Government as well as projections from the Institute of Supply Managers, 2014 is looking good for a jump in employment in the United States.


General News Apr 11, 2013

ALTEK Manufacturing Service Highlight - Custom Painting and Finishing

At ALTEK Manufacturing, we understand that creating new components using ALTEK's metal CNC machining services or plastic injection molding services is often just the first step to achieving a finished product. That's why we've chosen to make value-added secondary services like custom painting and finishing processes available in-house, with our full service paint shop and, more recently, our new value-add center.

General News Mar 18, 2013

First Round of U.S. Veterans Complete National Get Skills to Work Program in Cincinnati

This past weekend, the first group of 11 U.S. veterans were recognized for completion of the new Get Skills to Work (GSTW) program, a national program designed to help bridge the current skills gap in U.S. Manufacturing jobs, and to encourage and train a new generation of skilled U.S. manufacturing employees to help fill the estimated 600,000 open manufacturing jobs nationwide.

General News Mar 08, 2013

Take Advantage of ALTEK Manufacturing's New Value-Add Center

At ALTEK Manufacturing, many of our customers in the Aerospace, Medical and High-Tech industries have additional manufacturing needs beyond initial component manufacturing, whether that means assembling medical components to create finished medical equipment manufacturing products,  or finishing Aerospace manufacturing projects with our custom painting and finishing services.

General News Oct 30, 2012

U.S. Manufacturing Continues to Push Employee Training Programs Across the U.S.

U.S. Manufacturing needs skilled workers, and is hard at work at building up the next generation before expected retirements over the next five years open up an estimated 2.5 million jobs nationwide.


Some of the nation's largest manufacturers are teaming up to do just that, by working with community and technical colleges to speed up training for veterans in the "Get Skills to Work Coalition" sponsored by General Electric Co, Alcoa, Inc, aerospace giant Boeing Co. and Lockheed-Martin Corp.

General News Oct 15, 2012

Global Growth of Aerospace Industry Benefits Inland Northwest Manufacturing Companies

Several factors including demand for lighter aircraft as well as emerging markets in South America, China and India have created a major increase in demand for Aerospace manufacturing; the Inland Northwest region has been hard at work preparing for expected growth in coming years, according to a recent article published October 14 in the Spokesman-Review.

General News Sep 17, 2012

Spokane Journal of Business Article in Support of "Moving Workers Beyond Three R's"

The three traditional R's of Education--Reading, Writing and Arithmetic--aren't enough for new workers entering the workforce, according to a recent article by ALTEK President Mike Marzetta and Washington Director of America's Edge, a national group dedicated to the strengthening of business through investment in children, and demand a new model for education of today's youth. This education combines the "hard" skills traditionally found in technical programs with the so-called "soft" skills that help create better communicators who are more prepared for the job market.


General News Sep 14, 2012

New GSI Video Showcases Northwest Aerospace Manufacturing

The Aerospace industry is creating big opportunities for the Greater Spokane area. Find out more about how the Inland Northwest Consortium, consisting of more than 80 companies and co-chaired by ALTEK President Mike Marzetta, is helping to promote the Aerospace industry in the Spokane Area. ALTEK's own VP of Sales, Rick Taylor, is interviewed in the video.

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