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PRIME Highlights

High school students at SME PRIME schools across the country receive hands-on training on modern equipment, and learn about technology and processes through industry-informed tailored curriculum. Read our PRIME Success Stories to learn more about the unique experiences and opportunities available at schools in our network. 

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Edwardsburg PRIME high school students learn manufacturing skills

Filling manufacturing jobs is a growing challenge across the country. Nearly 2.5 million manufacturing jobs will go unfilled in the United States by 2030. Launched in May 2023, the Edwardsburg PRIME program is an important step to help strengthen the Southwest Michigan labor force and fill future manufacturing positions.

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Preparing The Next Manufacturing Workforce

SME PRIME directly enhances manufacturing and engineering talent by forming partnerships with industry that inform and provide modern equipment, a tailored curriculum and hands-on training for high school students across the country.