PNW program April 19 highlights training & technologies available to local industries
To highlight its innovative technologies and manufacturing training and research capabilities available to local industries, Purdue University Northwest is hosting a Manufacturing Technology & Innovation program from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 19.
The program is the April monthly education event for members of the Calumet Area Industrial Commission. The event also is open to the public. There is a $10 registration fee.
Commercialization and Manufacturing Excellence Center
The program will feature tours and presentations of Purdue Northwest’s Commercialization and Manufacturing Excellence Center (CMEC) and its Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS), both located on or near the Hammond Campus.
Purdue Northwest’s CMEC, four blocks west of campus at 7150 Indianapolis Blvd., provides advanced manufacturing training opportunities for companies of all sizes. The facility also includes robotics and PLC laboratories and serves as a catalyst for economic development and technological transfer.
Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation
The university’s campus-based CIVS is globally recognized as an interdisciplinary applied research center that combines advanced simulation techniques with 3D visualization and virtual reality technologies to produce innovative solutions to industrial problems and research challenges.
Registration and other information can be obtained by contacting Purdue Northwest Commercialization and Manufacturing Excellence Center Associate Director Mont Handley (email@example.com; PH: 219-989-2318).