HFCC Adds Mechatronic Program With Job GuaranteeHenry Ford Community College is one of two community colleges in Michigan equipped for mechatronics training through the Michigan Advanced Technician Training program, which starts this fall.
Mechatronics Apprenticeship Offers Global OpportunitiesOCC has been involved in apprenticeship training since the college opened in 1965. Although technology has vastly changed since the ‘60s, the hands-on classroom teaching method, featuring state of the art laboratories, has remained consistent.
KVCC Mechatronic Systems Technician Academy Opens in JanuaryKalamazoo Valley Community College’s newest career academy, Mechatronics, is being renamed to better describe the training and type of employment that graduates can expect to attain. The new training program is now called the Mechatronic Systems Technician Academy. This training program will prepare students to perform the work of installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting mechanical and electrical equipment that is controlled by electronic and computer driven components.
Brose to Expand Manufacturing in Michigan; Add 450 JobsFueled by significant growth with domestic OEMs, Brose North America, Inc., the leading manufacturer of mechatronic components and systems for vehicle bodies and interiors, signed a purchase agreement for an existing 380,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in New Boston.
Lawrence Tech Signs Agreement With German School For Green MobilityLawrence Technological University and the Thuringia Center for Innovation and Mobility, which is associated with Ilmenau University of Technology in Germany, have signed a three-year agreement to cooperate in the development of mechatronic vehicle systems and other innovative technologies for “green” mobility such as hybrid and electric ground vehicles.
Nexteer Hiring 100 Engineers by Year End