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6 New Hampshire firms awarded job training grants

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Six more New Hampshire companies are getting grants to train workers in new skills.

The job training grants announced this week by Gov. Maggie Hassan total just under $115,000 and will be matched by the companies.

The recipients are Associated Grocers of New England in Pembroke, Manchester Community Health Center, FLIR Commercial Systems of Nashua, CHI Engineering Services of Portsmouth, Aierex Corporation of Somersworth and NH Ball Bearings of Peterborough.

Altogether, the six grants will be used to train 419 workers.

The state Job Training Fund has awarded $6.9 million since October 2007.