MU Extension has received $1.1 million in federal grants to help manufacturing businesses affected by the competition in the global market, according to a U.S. Department of Commerce news release.
Jeannine Goodrich — the project manager of Mid-America Trade Adjustment Assistance Center, the part of MU Extension that received the grant — said the money is intended to help businesses' competitiveness.
"The grant would pay for a wide variety of operational improvement projects, like engineering training, market research," Goodrich said.
The center also helps businesses develop products, build websites and train employees.
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