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.