Grand Rapids or “Furniture City” as it is often called, is the main furniture manufacturing location in the United States. It is home to the five largest office furniture companies in the world.
Although furniture manufacturing is the primary contributor to the economy of Grand Rapids, the city is still is home to a very diverse range of other industries. Among these are healthcare and information technology, as well as a large number of manufacturing based companies producing consumer goods.
As with most modern cities, Grand Rapids attracts a number of companies, especially in the field of manufacturing. In fact, it is ranked in the top 10 United States cities for automotive, biopharmaceuticals and metal manufacturing. It is also ranked in the top 20 for the manufacturing of plastics.
With manufacturing playing an important part in the economy of the city, a large emphasis is placed on skilled workers, especially those trained in the field of solder techniques. Grand Rapids, Michigan solder training, provided by BEST, allows employers to support their workforce, so they can stay at the forefront of current practices in the field of solder technology. The training also allows workers to learn new skills in their field as new techniques and equipment come to the fore.
BEST is not only a leader in Grand Rapids, Michigan solder training, but provides certification in a number of areas in this important field of manufacturing. These include IPC Master Training Certification for both instructors and operators, IPC-A-610, IPC J-STD-001, IPC-A-600, IPC/WHMA-A-620 and IPC 7711/7721.
Grand Rapids, Michigan solder training programs provided by BEST can be conducted at our facilities which are just around the corner in Chicago IL or we can bring our mobile training center to your workplace. We are able to train from 1 to 100 employees, and will structure a program to suit your needs.