- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 19, 2014

FLINT, Mich. (AP) - Mott Community College is getting $55.8 million worth of software to help train students to work in manufacturing jobs.

The Detroit Free Press reports (https://on.freep.com/1cYC6hO ) that the in-kind grant from Siemens is being announced Wednesday as part of the 2014 Automotive Summit at the Manufacturing in America Symposium at Ford Field in Detroit.

Siemens says the donation means students at the Flint-based college will have access to the same Siemens product lifecycle management, or PLM, software that’s used by automakers, auto parts suppliers and about 1,000 companies in Michigan.

The software allows companies to have a central storage place for data generated around a product.

Mott President Dr. M. Richard Shaink says in a statement that the software will “further expand our work in design, PLM and digital manufacturing.”


Information from: Detroit Free Press, https://www.freep.com

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