Mitsubishi Electric is showing its commitment to continuing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education with the recent installment of its products at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (University of Quebec at Three Rivers).
The Takumi VC 0852 CNC machine, which incorporates Mitsubishi Electric CNC servo drives, NC drives and servo motors, with M70 controls will help train more than 12,500 trade/technical students across eight campuses
Students being trained with Mitsubishi Electric technology could go on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering, an associate degree or an engineering certificate, according to Mitsubishi Electric.
"We're proud to participate in the skills development of students at the University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres." said Tom Pleuger, Taiwan account manager, technical service & support, Mitsubishi Electric. "Helping to provide a capable industrial workforce is part of our commitment to our customers. There's a need to train a new generation of skilled metalworking personnel, and Mitsubishi Electric Automation is a partner in that development. We’re looking forward to welcoming these students into the manufacturing workforce in a few years."