NN’s John Buchan To Attend White House Celebration Of Community Skills Training

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NN, Inc. (NASDAQ: NNBR), a global diversified industrial company, today announced that President Joe Biden has invited NN, Inc.’s John Buchan, Executive Vice President, Mobile Solutions and Power Solutions, to attend an event celebrating the Infrastructure Talent Pipeline Challenge. The president will host the event honoring businesses, educators, and non-profit organizations that support skills training in their communities.

Skills training is a key part of NN’s people strategy. In more than four decades in business, we have trained and upskilled thousands of employees. Our goal within the communities we operate in is to raise the image of manufacturing, create a pipeline for talent, and address key skill shortages.

“Skills training is a critical part of being an employer of choice and supporting American manufacturing,” said Mr. Buchan. “I believe NN’s commitment to talent development is one reason more than 40% of NN’s US workforce has been with us more than 10 years.”

The Talent Pipeline Challenge was developed by the Biden Administration to highlight how communities can work together to help prepare citizens for tomorrow’s jobs. By creating the challenge, the administration seeks to especially encourage companies in the construction, manufacturing, broadband, and electric vehicle industries.

Two major transitions occurring right now are shaping both the need for workforce development as well as NN’s growth strategy. The automotive industry is moving from internal combustion engines to new propulsion technologies, and the electric grid is becoming “smarter” and more digitalized. These changes present a social and business imperative for employers like NN to prepare the workforce of tomorrow. NN is actively recruiting and training candidates to support these new technologies.

Mr. Buchan looks forward to attending the Talent Pipeline Challenge celebration at the White House today.

About NN, Inc.
NN, Inc., a diversified industrial company, combines advanced engineering and production capabilities with in-depth materials science expertise to design and manufacture high-precision components and assemblies for a variety of markets on a global basis. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, NN has 30 facilities in North America, Europe, South America, and Asia.

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Jeff Tryka, CFA
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