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GCC to offer mechatronics program


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IRONWOOD — Gogebic Community College will soon offer a mechatronics program. Two courses will be available starting in spring 2022, one in basic operations and one in robot system operations, according to the college’s workforce development director Glen Ackerman-Behr.

According to Ackerman-Behr, mechatronics is where mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and information technology intersect and is seen in companies that use automation in production and distribution. He said that the amount of automation that large-scale companies use to keep...

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