FINDLAY - Northwest Controls in Defiance has donated more than $7,000 in electronic and electrical equipment to the Owens Community College Center for Development and Training in Findlay.
"This donation will assist our efforts to continually update and retrofit our labs and equipment to reflect the changing technology used in local industry," said Lillian Schumacher, Director of the Owens Center for Development and Training in Findlay.
The Owens Center for Development and Training, 1200 Commerce Parkway, specializes in offering customized training for business and industry.
"We are pleased to support Owens Community College with this donation of Automation and Control equipment," said Jerry Monnin, Chairman and CEO of Northwest Controls.
The new training equipment will be used to teach theory and hands-on applications in the Skilled Trades Technology's electrical and electronic classes. Students will benefit, whether taking credit or non-credit classes, from being able to apply their class lectures to actual equipment used in today's industry. CDT provides this type of training to reinforce textbook teaching, making classes more relevant to what companies desire for their employees.
Northwest Controls is a Consulting Distributor of applied engineering solutions for industrial automation and control products and systems. Founded in 1971 in Defiance, Ohio, the 30-year-old company has grown into one of the largest distributors of electrical/electronic controls and automation equipment in the Midwest.
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