Oberg's Chambers Earns NTMA Training AwardDecember 1, 2016
At its recent Fall Conference, the National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA) awarded Greg Chambers, environmental, health and safety manager and 33-year employee of Oberg Industries, with its William E. Hardman Award for Excellence in Training. This award is reserved for an individual or member company who has demonstrated consistently strong support and active participation in structured training for the precision custom-manufacturing industry.
Oberg Industries is a manufacturer of precision components, headquartered in Freeport, PA. Chambers has overseen Oberg’s apprentice program as well as the health and safety of Oberg’s employees, but he has also been instrumental in promoting manufacturing as a successful career choice among youth both locally and nationally. Chambers served as past president of the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) as well as the past president of the American Apprenticeship Roundtable.
He also has been a leader of the Precision Machining Competition at the annual Skills USA National Leadership and Skills conferences for the past decade and spends much of his free time involved with community affairs including his participation as a recruitment liaison and guest speaker with many high schools, colleges, universities and business organizations in Western Pennsylvania and throughout the United States.
See also: Oberg Industries, LLC