Lincoln College Of Technology Launches CNC Machining & Manufacturing Program In Indianapolis
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Lincoln Educational Services Corporation, a national leader in specialized technical training and a driving force in helping students turn their passion into professional success, celebrated the launch of its Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining and Manufacturing Technology program on Friday, October 4 at the Indianapolis, IN campus of Lincoln College of Technology. Lincoln executives were joined by industry partners, local employers, and students from local high schools to commemorate the launch and mark National Manufacturing Day 2013.
The event featured a ribbon-cutting ceremony, campus tours and machining demonstrations, and included the renaming of Lincoln's CNC Machining facility as the Hurco CNC Technology Center. Hurco Companies, Inc., a leading manufacturer of CNC equipment headquartered in Indianapolis, is providing the latest models of its machines for Lincoln's program.
In addition to the day's ribbon-cutting ceremony, machining demonstrations and campus tours, attendees were also treated to a special guest appearance and autograph signing by Vinnie DiMartino, celebrated mechanic and machinist of Discovery Channel's "American Chopper" Series, and owner of DiMartino Motorsports.
Lincoln's first CNC Machining and Manufacturing Technology classes will start on November 21. The diploma program will prepare graduates to sit for Level 1 Certifications, which demonstrate mastery of machining materials, job planning and safety, MasterCAM software, and manufacturing processes such as CNC milling and turning.
Lincoln continues to seek out and establish new partnerships and programs around the country to bridge the skills gap between the abilities of the workforce and the needs of employers. The Indianapolis campus is a 185,000+ square foot facility that has been redesigned to include a 5,000-square foot CNC Machining and Manufacturing training area. The campus will offer certificate and diploma programs in CNC Machining and Manufacturing Technology, in addition to its current programs in Automotive, Diesel and Truck Technology, Collision Repair and Refinishing, and Electronics Systems Technology.
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