Founded in 1987, Area Temps is a staffing company that provides placement services in offices and industries. The organization offers employment opportunities to more than 8,000 individuals. It is a member of the American Staffing Association. Area Temps employs word processing, data entry, customer service, legal and medical officers, receptionists, secretaries, bookkeepers, and administrative and executive assistants. It also offers recruitment opportunities to light industrial, assembly, shipping, construction and maintenance engineers, welders and industrial equipment operators. The organization operates training centers that offer educational programs in a range of software packages. Area Temps provides training sessions in eye safety, hand injuries and stick welding.