Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014
BorgWarner Inc. will continue its support and funding for the SAE Foundation through 2016 in the amount of $150,000.
The support and monies provided by BorgWarner Inc. will expand A World In Motion’s ® student reach in Seneca, South Carolina and will be used to help promote the continued awareness, funding and distribution of SAE International’s education programs. Such unrestricted funding allows the SAE Foundation to take advantage of emerging opportunities, ideas and innovations related to its mission.
“We are very pleased that BorgWarner will continue their support of the SAE Foundation and SAE’s STEM education programs,” Lori Gatmaitan, Director, SAE Foundation said. “SAE is a recognized leader for innovative programs supporting the advancement of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, and that can only be done through the support of our generous partners. BorgWarner serves as an excellent example of that, and we very much appreciate their support.”
As a leader in powertrain innovation, BorgWarner recognizes the importance of investing in technical education for the next generation of engineers who will transform the auto industry. BorgWarner believes that encouraging achievement in science and mathematics, as well as providing opportunities to apply these skills through engineering, is critical for creating the environmentally friendly, efficient, powerful and sustainable vehicles of the future.
“BorgWarner is proud to be a long term supporter of the SAE Foundation,” said Scott D. Gallett, Vice President Marketing, BorgWarner Inc. “Continuing to provide financial and in-kind support is an easy decision considering the STEM education issues facing our industry and the entire country. There are many different organizations working on STEM education solutions, but the SAE Foundation’s programs have proven to be effective and provide tangible results.”
About BorgWarner Inc.
BorgWarner Inc. is a product leader in highly engineered components and systems for powertrains around the world. Operating manufacturing and technical facilities in 60 locations in 19 countries, the company delivers innovative powertrain solutions to improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and enhance performance. For more information, please visit borgwarner.com.
About SAE Foundation
The SAE Foundation, the charitable arm of SAE International, encourages and increases student participation and achievement in science, technology, engineering and math through various programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series. SAE International is a global association of more than 145,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development.