Designatronics Inspires Future Engineers through Their Community Relations Program

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Stock Drive Products Supports FIRST Tech Challenge

Fellowship of the Robot

Fellowship of the Robot

FIRST provides a unique experience for students. While working with a professional they develop their ability to design and problem solve, building a solid base for future endeavors.

Designatronics on-going investment in engineering community relations program is illustrated by their support of FIRST Tech Challenge. A recent request for assistance from students attending Lake Oswego High School in Lake Oswego, Oregon gave the opportunity to exhibit commitment to the community.

Founded by Dean Kamen in 1989, FIRST reaches over 400,000 students. FIRST is a group of mentor-based programs that build strong engineering, technology, science and math skills. Designatronics, a provider of engineered mechatronic solutions, shares in their goal to inspire students to think, create and build.

"We are very excited to be able to provide support to this FTC team," says Jacques Lemire, VP, Sales and Marketing. “FIRST provides a unique experience for students. While working with a professional they develop their ability to design and problem solve, building a solid base for future endeavors.”

Stock Drive Products sponsorship of FTC team #8466, Lake Oswego, Oregon has given this group of students the opportunity to bring their design to completion. Through the donation of the mechanical components, which the students had designed into their project, SDP is helping today’s students become tomorrow’s designers and engineers. “We are happy to hear that students are learning to use our website to specify parts for their designs and proud to be able to supply the timing belts and pulleys needed,” says Adele Hager, Director, Stock Drive Products.

About Designatronics
Designatronics, Inc. manages its brands to develop comprehensive mechanical solutions that optimize value in the global markets that are served. Integrated design, engineering and manufacturing are under one roof. Stock Drive Products offers both inch and metric off-the-shelf mechatronic components for the design engineer. Sterling Instrument makes high-quality precision gears and gear assemblies, and offers customized design, making what others can’t. QTC METRIC GEARS supplies North America with metric gears and gear products. Bearings and other components are offered by Quality Bearings & Components – the bearing marketplace. For more information, visit http://www.designatronics.com.

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