Curry Supply Holdings, SFU tout collaboration

Saint Francis University has announced a partnership with Curry Supply Holdings, one of Pennsylva­nia’s premier manufacturing, rail, and supply companies.

The collaboration supports students in gaining practical internship experience in the growing manufacturing industry.

Through the internships, which are aligned with the curriculum in students’ course of study, students have the opportunity to gain experience in the fields of engineering and business with an organization at the forefront of its industry, a press release from Saint Francis states.

“Curry is a well-established family-owned organization,” the press release states. “As a thriving organization and a company committed to the Blair county and surrounding region, Saint Francis University identified the company as a potential partner.”

Currently, three students are interning at Curry with the goal to achieve employment within the company.

Two students are interning at Curry Rail in Hollidays­burg, and another student is interning with Curry Supply near Martins­burg.

“Saint Francis University is looking forward to this partnership with Curry, as it reaffirms the University’s commitment to prepare every student for success long after graduation,” the press release states. “The relationship also aims to attract highly skilled workers to Curry and meet the demands of its growing business endeavors. Curry values a committed and vested workforce and this partnership helps to develop pathways towards the Curry employee model.”

Started in 1932, Curry Rail is a third-generation owned company headquartered in Hollidaysburg and manufactures locomotive components, along with repair of freight cars and manufacturing of new cars.

Curry Supply is headquartered in Curryville, near Martinsburg, and manufactures custom truck bodies across multiple industry sectors.

Curry Designs, headquartered in Altoona is an industrial graphic design company focused on large fleets.

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