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FHHS CTE Classes Get Insight Into Advanced Manufacturing Week
Mr. Ollis’ and Mr. Stegall’s third and fourth block classes had the opportunity to hear from Peter Xiong. He is a representative from Greiner Bio-One. They are located near the Monroe-Charlotte Executive Airport, in the Industrial Park. Mr. Xoing was here providing information to the Drafting and PLTW students about the apprenticeship program that is offered by Greiner Bio-One, as well as, talk about the products that are manufactured there. The apprenticeship program is offered to graduated students, who are at least 18 years old, and a minimum of a 2.8 GPA. There is an online application process that will be posted on their website at a later date. Please make sure that you check out the information, it will be well worth it!
Greiner Bio-One produces products used in the medical field. It is an international manufacturing company that got its start in Austria. Some of the products they manufacture are, blood collection tubes and systems, urine collection systems, sharps and safety products, accessories and decappers in their Preanalytic business unit. They also produce products in their Bioscience unit. Those products include, but are not limited to cell/tissue culture, protein crystallization, cryotechnics, reaction tubes, and liquid handling to name a few. If you are interested in learning more about their company please check out their website: http://us.gbo.com/, this is the local site for the Monroe branch of the organization. You can learn about the entire company by visiting https://www.gbo.com/en_INT.html.
Written by: Rebecca Kiker, Career Development Coordinator
Posted: Oct 02, 2014 by Judy Davis