Continental Opens Mississippi Employee Training Center
Continental hosted the grand opening for the company’s new Employee Training Center in Clinton, Mississippi recently and attended by several dignitaries.
“This a great day for Continental Tire and the State of Mississippi,” Gov. Bryant said. “This training center is state-of-the-art and will facilitate jobs for Mississippians for years to come. Workforce training is vital to a healthy economy and something that has been a priority of mine since taking office. We are thrilled to have Continental Tire as a business partner in Mississippi.”
“This is where our growth begins,” said Michael Egner, Project Manager. “The Training Center will support the recruitment and professional development that will drive the success of our employees in Clinton. I want to thank all of you who gathered with us today in support of this important project.”
Continental’s partnership with Hinds Community College will drive employment and professional development at the facility. “Continental Tire will have a positive economic impact on Hinds County and the surrounding communities,” said Dr. Muse. “Hinds Community College is excited to serve as Continental’s training partner; not only ensuring that we support them in developing a highly skilled workforce, but also to provide ongoing training for professional growth and development of their workforce as the plant expands.”
“Continental’s Commercial Vehicle Tire business throughout the Americas region has been growing significantly over the past years as we have continued to introduce leading products, technology, services, and solutions designed specifically for our trucking and transportation fleet customers,” said Paul Williams, Executive Vice President, Truck Tires at Continental, the Americas region. “This training center is the first step in a long journey of ensuring top quality jobs for our employees in Clinton and with that also setting the foundation