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Manufacturers Donate Surplus to Schools Preparing Future Employees

To support manufacturing classes, several companies have donated equipment, tooling and scrap material to colleges and high schools in the region, explained Mike Bell, Regional Director, Advanced Manufacturing, North Region, California Community Colleges (Edu2Mfg).

RobbJack has donated tooling in the past to Sierra College, Rocklin High School, JFK High School and Sacramento State University,” said Bell.

Ceratizit has also donated tooling to Sierra College and is working with other schools.

Tri Tool Inc. recently donated 15,000 pounds of remnant aluminum that is being stored at the Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center and JFK High School has already received 1500 pounds.”

Contact Mike Bell if you have donations to offer or if your education program is interested in being alerted when material becomes available by phone 916-432-0741 or email mike(at)edu2mfg.org.