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Siemens Recognized for Support of Educational Programs

Siemens Recognized for Support of Educational Programs
Siemens Energy and Automation was recently recognized by the Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) Foundation for their tradition of generous support of educational programs at the college. Over the last five years, Siemens has donated equipment to benefit the Automation Systems, the Industrial Maintenance Technician, the Electrician (ABC) Apprenticeship and the Industrial Electrician Apprenticeship programs. In addition, Siemens has pledged $75,000 to the college’s newest initiative, the Printing Applied Technology Center.

“Our investment in the WCTC campus reiterates Siemens’ ongoing commitment to education, training and community involvement,” said Aubert Martin, president of Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. “Being involved in the community through technical and education-based programs enables our organization to support the development of the next generation of engineers and scientists who will advance tomorrow’s technology.”
Siemens Energy & Automation manufactures and markets one of the world’s broadest ranges of electrical and electronic products, systems and services to industrial and construction market customers. Its technologies range from circuit protection and energy management systems to process control, industrial software and totally integrated automation systems.

“Printing is an important industry for Siemens and we believe our automation technology can help propel the industry with greater efficiency and productivity,” added Martin.

WCTC is set to break ground for the new Printing Applied Technology Center (PATC) this spring. The PATC will provide a geographically-centered hub for serving the needs of the printing industry cluster by supporting product testing, applied research, technical training, industry seminars, conferences and a year-round product expo and demonstration area. The new PATC will be built adjacent to the award-winning educational facility, the Harry V Quadracci Printing and Graphics Center.

“Siemens’ generous donations of equipment and software have enabled students in multiple WCTC programs to access the latest state of the art Siemens’ technology,” said WCTC Foundation President Ellen Phillips. “We’re pleased that they are once again demonstrating their commitment to innovation and education though their newest monetary contribution toward the Printing Applied Technology Center.”

During the recognition ceremony, held in the press room of the Harry V. Quadracci Printing and Graphics building, Siemens presented the WCTC with a check for $150,000 to represent their contributions.

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