Yaskawa Motoman hosts 400 students for National Robotics Week

April 25, 2017
The company is dedicated to helping advance the career paths of the next generation of industrial automation workers

In celebration of National Robotics Week, Yaskawa Motoman provided facility tours for student groups from local high schools, universities and career centers, totaling approximately 400 students. Attendees had the opportunity to see robotics demonstrations and learn about automation careers.

In 2010, Congress officially designated the second full week of April as National Robotics Week, its purpose is to increase public awareness of the growing importance of robotics as a key technology for our nation’s economy. It more importantly aims to nurture interest in the STEM for students.

Schools, universities and career centers represented at the Yaskawa tour included Brookville Intermediate School, Dayton Early College Academy, Grant Career Center, Horizon Science Academy, Lakota Local School, Ohio Northern University, Project Lead the Way Program, Tolles Career and Technical Center, Troy Christian High School, West Carrollton High School and Wright State University. 

Sponsored Recommendations

2024 State of Technology Report: Motors, Drives & Motion

Motion makes manufacturing move. Motors and drives are at the core of industrial operations. Without them, production comes to a halt. This new State of Technology Report from...

Case Study: Conveyor Solution for Unique Application

Find out how the Motion Automation Intelligence Conveyor Engineering team provided a new and reliable conveyance solution that helped a manufacturer turn downtime into uptime....

2024 State of Technology Report: PLCs & PACs

Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) have been a popular method of machine control since the PLC was invented in the late 1960s as a replacement for relay logic. The similarly...

Power Distribution Resource Guide

When it comes to selecting the right power supply, there are many key factors and best practices to consider.