CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI-KUKA Robotics Corp. has selected Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC, Appleton, WI) to operate the company's new national robotics training center.

FVTC will teach 27 different program application and maintenance classes to KUKA Robotics' customers from across the United States. The college will also use KUKA robots and software to train its regular students on manufacturing systems, metal fabrication, welding and machine tools.

The training center will open in August in FVTC's new Manufacturing Technology Partnership Center, a 10,000-square-foot facility located near the college's Appleton campus. As part of the agreement, KUKA Robotics Corp. will install approximately $1 million worth of equipment and software, and train FVTC faculty.

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