Our Partners

At WorkForge, we are always looking for strategic partners and subject matter experts that can provide specialized knowledge, ensuring that all of our courses are comprehensive and filled with industry expertise. We strive to expand our knowledge and provide the most up-to-date, in-depth information we can on all subjects.

Our Partners

Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing

Robotics

The ARM Institute leads the way to a future where people and robots work together to respond to our nation’s greatest challenges and to develop and produce the world’s most desired products. Our courses utilize ARM’s expertise in robotics and the manufacturing industry to provide the most recent and advanced knowledge in robotics and automation.

Buchanan County, missouri

Regional Workforce Development

Buchanan County, Missouri and the St. Joseph Workforce Development Alliance have forged a unique partnership to help organizations based or operate within the county attract, train and retain employees. The program utilizes selected skills development pathways to help upskill and reskill new and existing employees and provide a clear career path for advancement within the organization.

encouraging hope

Leadership & Supervisory

Providing educational, inspiring, and motivating messages for various groups regarding life, career, and organization adversity, loss, change, and transitions. With over 15 years of experience in helping develop leadership and supervisory skills at corporations, both large and small, Encouraging Hope has helped improve organizational care skills as employees, friends, and teams.

Kansas City Area Development Council

Workforce Development & Education

The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) is a private, nonprofit organization charged with representing the economic interests of the entire two-state, 18-county Greater Kansas City region of 2.5 million. Their expertise in interpersonal relations and communication have helped us shape our workforce development and education offerings and partnership

Missouri Association of Manufacturers

Association of Manufacturing Advancement – State

The Missouri Association of Manufacturers (MAM) has been a not-for-profit organization since 1993 with the Vision of Promoting, Preserving and Advancing Manufacturing in the state of Missouri. Focused on bringing value and opportunity to the manufacturers of Missouri.

North American Meat Institute

Food Processing & Manufacturing

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI or the Meat Institute) supports the businesses processing meat and poultry, and their supplier partners, that sustainably nourish families around the world. It is the largest trade association representing processors of beef, pork, lamb, veal and poultry.

Precision Metalforming Association

Metalforming & Stamping

The Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) is a full-service trade association representing metal forming North America—the industry that creates precision metal products using stamping, fabricating, spinning, slide forming and roll forming technologies, and other value-added processes. Our partnership with PMA brings the most recent, all-encompassing knowledge that comes with creating precision metal products to our many metal forming and stamping courses.

SMC PNEUMATICS

Industrial Controls & Pneumatics

SMC Corporation of America is a part of a global organization that supports our customers in every industrialized country. Since its establishment, SMC has been a leader in pneumatic technology, providing the industry with technology and products to support automation based on the guiding principle of “contributing to automation labor savings in industry.” With their pneumatic expertise, we have been able to create advanced coursework to provide employees with the knowledge they need to succeed in manufacturing and pneumatics.

southwest meat association

Food Processing & Manufacturing

Southwest Meat Association (SMA) is a leading meat and poultry trade organization representing packers and processors all over the United States. SMA is an organization created to make a difference for its members by initiating opportunities, resolving problems, and thus helping our member companies to earn a reasonable return on their investment.

Thomas p. miller & associates

Workforce Development

The TPMA team includes individuals who have led state and regional workforce agencies and workforce development boards and understand the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA). TPMA also serves as a One-Stop Operator for several local workforce areas including EmployIndy (Indianapolis), and Philadelphia Works.

UMKC Talentlink

Workforce Development

UMKC TalentLink provides expert-led professional development and training to employers, teams, and professionals seeking practical career skills and knowledge. Our training courses, certificate programs, and workshops are available in-person and virtually, instructor-led or self-paced.

Want to Partner Up?

At WorkForge, we’re dedicated to your employee retention and growth. With state-of-the-art, configurable training content and delivery platforms, you reduce the costs associated with education and turnover while providing the industry’s most comprehensive training to your team.