Industrial Controls Training

Siemens & Festo Didactic take aim at the manufacturing skills gap

Joint Press Release June 20, 2018 Siemens has partnered with Festo Didactic to offer the new Siemens Mechatronic Systems Certification Program (SMSCP), which will help students, instructors and learning institutions combat the skills gap in the rapidly changing manufacturing industry. As automated systems become more complex, the need for qualified people with knowledge of integrated… read more

Festo Mechatronics Apprentice Program Celebrates its First Graduates

Festo Didactic, Sinclair Community College, TechSolve and five companies in the Cincinnati tri-state area (Art Metal Group, Clippard Instruments, Festo Inc., MQ Automation, Nestlé) created a two-year Mechatronics Apprenticeship Program to help employers develop the skills and workforce that are missing in companies today. Graduates are now working full-time with their employer and putting the… read more

GUEST SPEAKER SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!

Extreme Redesign Competition and Digital Fabrication Showcase March 2nd, 2016 on the WPI Campus Steve Chomyszak – Wentworth Institute of Technology Faculty, Mechanical Engineering Department and Director of EPIC Learning – Co-Founder and CTO of Mechanology, Inc. – Co-Recipient of the William E. Roberts Endowed Professorship  – Stratasys’ Global 3D Printing Curriculum team writer and… read more

New FESTO HVAC-R Controls Training System

Having worked in the field of HVAC-R as a service technician, I can understand the importance of good electrical fundamentals. As great as my instructor was, it wasn’t until I was thrown into certain situations that I was able to begin to understand the complexity of these controls. The FESTO Lab-Volt series of Electrical and… read more