RC Industrial Tech program gets industry support

THE INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT at Reed-Custer High School has benefited from multiple industry sponsorships already this school year. Industry supporters make it possible to offer great educational opportunities to Reed-Custer students.

The new school year is just a few weeks in, but already the Industrial Technology department at Reed-Custer High School has gained a plethora of industry support, as students learn real life applications for their industrial tech education.

Since the start of the year, the department at RCHS has received support from six industrial technology businesses.

Franklin International has donated TiteBond 2 Adhesive to students in the industrial technology classes.

Franklin International is among the largest privately held manufacturers of adhesives and sealants in the United States.

Franklin International does more than sell adhesives, they also solve technical problems, and their solutions improve quality and enhance safety.

Paint Pockets Company is supporting Reed Custer High School’s Industrial Technology Program by donating a banner and spray booth filters.

Paint Pocket Company calls itself the best performing single-stage overspray arrestor on the market today.

Thermwood Corporation donated a banner for the industrial technology

Thermwood is the oldest and most technically advanced manufacturer of high technology machine tools called CNC Routers. Thermwood also develops, manufactures, distributes and supports allied software, technology, equipment and service intended primarily for the manufacturing sector.

Autodesk-ArtCAM donated 20 seats to Reed Custer High School’s Industrial Technology Program. ArtCAM is a single solution for designing and making in the woodworking industry. Its simple interface and easy to use tools allows hobbyists and independent designers to produce high quality decorative woodwork.

Custom Service Hardware donated glue bottles for the shop.

CSH supplies more than 50,000 products to builders, contractors, and homeowners worldwide. With 100,000 square feet of warehouse space and 45 full-time employees, CSH has become a leader in the wholesale hardware industry.

WINBAG donated WINBAGs for the production-cabinet making class.

The WINBAG was invented by a window installer who felt there was a tool missing in his tool box that would make many of his every day jobs easier. By developing his ideas together with Fastener Manufacturer RED HORSE the WINBAG was created.

Mircrovellum is partnering with Reed Custer High School’s Industrial Technology Program to deliver state-of-the-art software training.

Microvellum was founded in 1991.

Microvellum Inc. is a world leader in AutoCAD and Blender-based design to manufacturing software for the woodworking industry. The company is headquartered in Oregon, with sales, service and support representatives within Australia, Canada, China, India, United Kingdom, United States and South Africa.

Industrial Technology Teacher Mark Smith noted that industry supporters make it possible to offer great educational opportunities to Reed-Custer students.

Parents and community members can visit rchsit.weebly.com/program-supporters.html to see all of the program’s industry supporters.