Harrisburg Area Community College becomes MERIT center

March 21, 2012

Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), Harrisburg, Pa., is now a Motoman Endorsed Robotics Instructor Training (MERIT) center, serving the regional manufacturing workforce. According to the company, the area has an installed base of more than 1,000 robots.

The center, located at the Chambersburg Mall in Chambersburg, Pa., offers NX100 basic programming, advance programming, and maintenance courses.

"We view HACC as an extension of our Motoman training department," said Doug Schenher, vice president of Motoman Robotics, Customer Satisfaction Group. "Increasing the skills of the work force in the areas of robotics and advanced manufacturing enables companies to achieve new levels of productivity and profitability."

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