New Century Careers names Hayhurst training/facility supervisor

September 9, 2021

Pittsburgh, PA – Sept. 9, 2021 — Lawrence M. Hayhurst is the new training/facility supervisor at New Century Careers Anselmo Training and Innovation Center, South Side. His responsibilities include the New Century Job Shop, which assists manufacturers by producing parts from prototype to small batch production runs, all while creating revenue to supplement the cost of training more skilled workers for open jobs in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Larry’s extensive experience includes manual machining, CNC programming and robotics application skills, along with ten years’ experience managing Geometric Grinding, a tool and cutter grinding company, in Irwin.

“Larry’s expertise and enthusiasm for manufacturing training is an asset to NCC’s commitment to creating a continuum of instruction for trainees that matches them to open positions and careers in rapidly evolving technologies like robotics,” commented Neil Ashbaugh, NCC president and CEO.

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Miller Fabrication Solutions donation supports New Century Careers regional training center

September 2, 2021

Brookville, PA – August 31, 2021 — Miller Fabrication Solutions, a heavy metal fabrication partner to global equipment manufacturers across construction and forestry, mining, transportation and other industrial equipment industries, is supporting Pittsburgh-based Anselmo Training Innovation Center at New Century Careers in a unique way.

Miller has donated four tool cribs, which are industrial-built “vending machines” that organize and store the hundreds of consumable parts used on manufacturing floors like that of the NCC training center.

“The donation is part of Miller’s commitment to strengthen the resources of regional non-profits for post-pandemic success, said Michael McDade, Miller’s purchasing manager. “The services provided by organizations like New Century Careers are a crucial contributor to the development of the workforce of tomorrow. We’re pleased to be able to offer our support.”

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Now Enrolling – October 4, 2021 Machinist Training Class

August 26, 2021

Registration is now open for New Century Careers’ tuition-free Machinist Training Program, MANUFACTURING 2000 (M2K). Classes begin October 4, 2021 at New Century Careers Anselmo Training Innovation Center in Pittsburgh. Call 412-258-6620 (option 4) to learn more.

NCC joins consortium to strengthen region’s defense industry supply chain

July 19, 2021

The AIM Higher Consortium is a new, wide-ranging program funded by the Department of Defense to strengthen the defense supply chain in the Greater Pittsburgh region of Southwestern Pennsylvania and West Virginia. AIM Higher is led by Catalyst Connection with over 30 academic, economic development, technology institute, and manufacturing partners from around the region, New Century Careers among them.

A website,, was launched to inform the public about the program, share defense industry resources, and highlight grants and training opportunities to help participating companies offset project costs.

The program offers support to small and medium-sized manufacturers in the defense industry seeking to expand business and operational capabilities, to strengthen the supply chain, and to create and retain jobs in defense manufacturing sectors.


New Century Careers to launch two-year Robotics Technician Apprenticeship Program

June 16, 2021

Pittsburgh, PA – June 16, 2021 — New Century Careers (NCC) will launch a two-year registered apprenticeship program to focus on automation and robotics for the job role robotics technician with a virtual information session on Tuesday, June 22, at 10 a.m. NCC plans to enroll 10 apprentices in the first cohort to start in July.

“As more and more companies in the Pittsburgh region invest and deploy robotics and automation solutions to meet their customers’ demands, the need for highly skilled technicians to operate and maintain these systems is critical to the long-term success of both existing companies and recent start-ups,” stated Neil Ashbaugh, president and CEO of New Century Careers. “Candidates trained to fill these advanced manufacturing positions can secure jobs with significant growth potential,” Ashbaugh added.


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