The Plate Shop is a metal stamping operation with three basic segments: blanking, embossing, and finishing. Equipment commonly used in metal plants is operated by incarcerated workers to produce license plates for the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles and other customers.

The goal of the program is to provide incarcerated individuals an opportunity to acquire job skills and acceptable work habits by participating in a production-oriented environment, operating equipment, and meeting production schedules and quality standards. Efficiency and quality are stressed in all shops.

High school diploma or HSE is required.

Job titles include:

  • Blanking Press Operator
  • Embossing Press Feeder
  • Metal Product Oven Tender
  • Roller Painter

Offered at Auburn.