FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT BILL GRIFFIN AT 203-332-5056

MANUFACTURING IN 21ST CENTURY FOCUS OF HCC WORKSHOP

BRIDGEPORT – Housatonic Community College’s Industrial Technology associate degree program will be the focus of a workshop Thursday, Jan 14 at the college.

The workshop, which will be held at the college from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. will focus on emerging trends and current practice in lean manufacturing and HCC’s industrial technology program.    

The discussion of lean manufacturing will focus on cutting-edge practices to reduce waste, reduce defects, help an organization adopt a continuous improvement culture, increase flexibility in the manufacturing process, and empower employees to learn from their mistakes and improve their skills.

The discussion of HCC’s Industrial Technology Program will focus on how the program provides the knowledge and skills needed by today’s manufacturers in order to compete effectively  in the global marketplace. Courses such as Writing and Research in Business and Industry (Technical Writing), CAD Mechanical AutoCAD, Statistical Process Control (SPC), Manufacturing Processes, Engineering Processes (Materials), Metrology, Environmental Safety and Health, and Computer Numeric Control (CNC) are designed to provide these skills.  

HCC will offer the first and second courses in the Industrial Technology program, CAD Mechanical AutoCAD and Manufacturing Processes, next semester.  

The workshop will be held in Room A225 in Lafayette Hall on the HCC campus. HCC is located at 900 Lafayette Blvd. in downtown Bridgeport, less than 150 yards off I-95 (Exit 27) and Rte. 8 (Exit 1), a block from the Arena at Harbor Yard.

For more information, contact Academic Coordinator Bill Griffin at WGriffin@hcc.commnet.edu .