U.S. Valve donates $20,000 to Tri-County Tech


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U.S. Engine Valve/Nittan Valve made a $20,000 donation to the Tri-County Technical College Foundation to buy two DEPCO ER2U robots for the mechatronics program. From left to right are Myra Morant, human resources manager at U.S. Engine Valve; Hiro Akutagawa, assistant plant manager; Bobby Dover, plant manager, Westminster U.S. Engine Valve plant; and Courtney White, director of development at Tri-County Technical College.


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PENDLETON — U.S. Engine Valve/Nittan Valve made a $20,000 donation to the Tri-County Technical College Foundation to purchase two DEPCO ER2U robots for the Corporate and Community Education Division’s Mechatronics program.

The DEPCO ER-2U robot is specially developed for education and assists instructors in creating a fast learning environment in a robotics curriculum. The robots allow faculty to instruct students on STEM topics, including programming, mechanical engineering and process controls.

This equipment will be specifically used in hands-on labs to enhance skills that support the efficient operation of production equipment.

U.S. Engine Valve/Nittan Valve made a $20,000 donation to the Tri-County Technical College Foundation to buy two DEPCO ER2U robots for the mechatronics program. From left to right are Myra Morant, human resources manager at U.S. Engine Valve; Hiro Akutagawa, assistant plant manager; Bobby Dover, plant manager, Westminster U.S. Engine Valve plant; and Courtney White, director of development at Tri-County Technical College.
http://pickenssentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_tctcusvalvedonation.jpgU.S. Engine Valve/Nittan Valve made a $20,000 donation to the Tri-County Technical College Foundation to buy two DEPCO ER2U robots for the mechatronics program. From left to right are Myra Morant, human resources manager at U.S. Engine Valve; Hiro Akutagawa, assistant plant manager; Bobby Dover, plant manager, Westminster U.S. Engine Valve plant; and Courtney White, director of development at Tri-County Technical College. Courtesy photo

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