Fueling advanced manufacturing growth across Indiana’s Hard Tech Corridor: reimagine IN-MaC through Purdue in West Lafayette and Indianapolis

To fuel and impact the ongoing manufacturing renaissance and expand its reach across Indiana, Purdue University is launching The Indiana Next-Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC) node at Purdue University in Indianapolis.

Industry partners join IN-MaC's Pathway System to upskill young manufacturing professionals

The Indiana Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC) has launched Pathways, a program designed to place the best and brightest high schoolers on job sites with the most high-profile manufacturing companies in the state. And it works: the Pathways have placed so many Hoosier engineers in full-time jobs that IN-MaC is expanding to more states.

Purdue Polytechnic, PROSTEP partner to power, extend integration solutions for manufacturing research, education

PROSTEP, a vendor-neutral integration, migration, data exchange, and consulting solutions provider for PLM various industries, will deploy OpenPDM at Purdue’s Indiana Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC), which houses the Intelligent Manufacturing Testbed.

Awareness and access: A research approach to changing perceptions and building Indiana’s future manufacturing workforce

Sascha Harrell, director of workforce development and education for Purdue’s Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC), and Purdue Polytechnic’s Greg Strimel are collaborating on the creation of a long-term research project intended to study how industry and education can work together to change children’s perceptions about careers in manufacturing.

New partnership connects K-12 students to manufacturing and future teachers to industry

A unique partnership is helping get kids interested in robotics, manufacturing and programming while creating a pipeline of future talent for manufacturers in the Wabash Heartland Region. It’s also providing students in Purdue Polytechnic’s engineering/technology teacher education major with industry experience.