Toyota boosts Mississippi workforce education with training vehicle donation

Published February, 07 2013
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi continued its support of local organizations today with the donation of 29 trial vehicles valued at almost $403,000. Itawamba Community College and Northeast Mississippi Community College will each receive seven vehicles, and the emergency management agencies in Pontotoc, Union and Lee Counties will each receive five trial vehicles. “Trial vehicles are built to teach Team Members the automotive manufacturing processes,” said Phil Rodi, vice president of manufacturing at TMMMS. “It’s exciting that these Corollas will go on to provide more professional training to individuals across diverse, yet equally important trades.” The donation vehicles will be used to support vocational education training and workforce development ...
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