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Sharp Iron gets funding from WF to recruit welders

Sharp Iron is looking for more welders like the one pictured above to add to Wichita Falls' skilled worker pool. (Source: KAUZ) Sharp Iron is looking for more welders like the one pictured above to add to Wichita Falls' skilled worker pool. (Source: KAUZ)
WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) -

Sharp Iron in Wichita Falls is struggling to find enough welders to fill all their positions, and now the city is helping them out.

On Tuesday city councilors passed a resolution to give Sharp Iron $24,000 to recruit students from the Tulsa Welding School and triple their signing bonuses from $1,000 to $3,000.

President of Sharp Iron Michael Stanford said it's a way for them to fill their positions and bring more skilled-workers to Wichita Falls.

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