An influx of federal jobs training funds have made its way to the Portland, Oregon area and the popular knife manufacturer Benchmade is making good use of the grant money to hire up to 50 new employees. The report in the video below gives the full details on how this will benefit the company among others in the region. Apparently a recent expansion in manufacturing space has opened up the ability to take on new staff. Training new employees can be very taxing on a companies resources, especially when it comes to learning while you work. Clearly the outside aid will help in easing that burden and also lube the wheels for new employment opportunities and skill building.