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Innovative Training in Advanced Mfg.

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Fox Valley Technical College is helping ThyssenKrupp, the largest supplier of gray, ductile, austempered ductile, and compacted graphite iron in the world, increase the skill sets of its workforce by providing advanced manufacturing training in robotics. The company is headquartered in Waupaca and has foundries in nearby Marinette, Wisconsin as well as Tennessee and Indiana.

This partnership exemplifies how technical education is the key component to moving economic development ahead in a new economy. Not only is technical education the primary choice for starting a career in today’s skills-based economy, but it is also essential for employers in order to maintain their competitive edge.