College hosts manufacturing open house

NORWALK - Cerritos College hosted a National Manufacturing Day open house on Oct. 5 with more than 70 students and educators from local school districts, along with professionals from various industries, taking part in facility tours and interactive demonstrations.The college's Technology Division, Pathways program and Economic Development Department partnered with local chapters of the Society of Manufacturing to demonstrate CNC/machining, welding, plastic and composite technologies, engineering and woodworking. At the end of the program, guests enjoyed fresh baked pizza and door prizes such as wood sculptures and facials. "This is a great opportunity to see what Cerritos College has to offer," a guest told the college. "I learned today about so many manufacturing programs."

********** Published: October 18, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 27