The company will donate 2 percent of orders made by NTMA companies through the end of the year directly to the National Robotics League.
The company held a ceremony at the remodeled M3 Solutions center, which was also expanded to make more space for its Custom Solutions division.
The CAD/CAM software developer holds the contest each year to encourage student participation and interest in manufacturing.
The grassroots movement encourages companies feeling the effects of the skills gap to open their doors to the community and show what modern manufacturing is really like.
People and technology were the high points of an overwhelming, but productive and educational trade show.
In addition to showcasing its modular clamping and collet and chuck change-over systems, the company’s IMTS booth features an automation cell, aerospace solutions and its new hexagonal mandrel.