NEPIRC Graduates High School Students from Youth Manufacturing Camp
SCRANTON, Pa. – On Thursday, Aug. 17, The Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (NEPIRC) graduated high school students from Adventures in Advanced Manufacturing Camp at Lackawanna College.
Lackawanna College, in partnership with NEPIRC, the National Institute of Standards, and the PA Department of Community & Economic Development, provided a free camp to prepare high school students for careers in manufacturing.
The camp served nine students from regional high schools. Campers learned about lean manufacturing and 3-D printing, drone coding, and process mapping. They also gained hands-on experience and toured manufacturing plants. Special camp sponsors included Gentex Corporation and Quadrant EEP.
NEPIRC is a private, not-for-profit corporation that provides technical and consultative services to manufacturers throughout northeastern Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania’s northern tier. NEPIRC works with manufacturing clients on consultative engagements designed to address their unique challenges and maximize their profitability. For more information about NEPIRC, visit www.NEPIRC.com.
Lackawanna College is a private, accredited college serving the people of Northeastern Pennsylvania. With its main campus situated in downtown Scranton, Lackawanna’s expanding footprint also includes satellite centers in Hawley, Hazleton, New Milford, Sunbury, and Towanda.