WCC News Story Archive: Advanced Manufacturing

ZOLLER, Inc.

ZOLLER investing in WCC and its own future workforce

Fran LeFort - December 29, 2022

ZOLLER is donating more than $200,000 in equipment to train WCC students on state-of-the-art tool measuring and inspection machines while developing a robust apprenticeship program that will hire and train 4-6 students each year for high-demand careers.

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tags: Apprenticeship Programs, Launch, Apprenticeships, Launch Winter 2023, Advanced Manufacturing, Workforce Development

WCC alumni

Hot Jobs: WCC partners with industry to fuel talent pipeline

Fran LeFort - December 29, 2022

WCC has always prioritized its partnerships with industry. But in a market where the need for skilled workers is greater than ever, the relationship seems more and more symbiotic.

View Post :   Hot Jobs: WCC partners with industry to fuel talent pipeline

tags: Robotics, Workforce Development, Skilled Trades, Launch, Advanced Manufacturing, Launch Winter 2023, Apprenticeships, Computer Science, Apprenticeship Programs

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Skilled trades careers are high-tech, high-demand and high-wage

Rich Rezler - August 16, 2022

Professional trades careers in Michigan pay about 39% higher than the statewide average for all occupations. Those same careers often require less schooling and student debt than a four-year degree.

View Post :   Skilled trades careers are high-tech, high-demand and high-wage

tags: Auto Body Repair, Automotive Services, Welding and Fabrication, Construction, Transportation Technologies, Automotive Powertrain Development, Motorcycle Service, Launch Fall 2022, Launch, Advanced Manufacturing, HVAC, Skilled Trades, Engineering

Welding booth

Students and employers benefit from apprenticeships

WCC - May 04, 2021

In so many ways, apprenticeships offered through Washtenaw Community College are a win/win situation. Both students and employers can be the clear beneficiaries.

View Post :   Students and employers benefit from apprenticeships

tags: Information Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, April 2021, Welding and Fabrication, Apprenticeships, ousearch_News_2021, Healthcare, On The Record, Advanced Transportation

Student welding

WCC welding students have new pathway to bachelor's degree

Rich Rezler - November 17, 2020

A new articulation agreement allows students to complete 87 WCC credits before transferring to Wayne State to complete a Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering Technology.

View Post :   WCC welding students have new pathway to bachelor's degree

tags: Articulation Agreements, On The Record, ousearch_News_2020, ousearch_News_On The Record, Advanced Manufacturing, December 2020, Welding

Tom Penird in front of 3D printed masks

WCC instructor 3D printing reusable face masks for health care providers

Rich Rezler - March 28, 2020

Tom Penird is manufacturing reusable plastic face masks in the WCC's 3D printing lab that will be donated to health care providers.

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tags: ousearch_News_2020, Donation, Advanced Manufacturing, 3D Printing