OSG Tap & Die Inc., Glendale Heights, Ill., will donate over $85,000 in new tooling to the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Joliet Junior College and the College of Lake County in Grayslake to support the schools' manufacturing technology programs.
As part of this effort, Mike Grzybowski, OSG regional manager, delivered over $30,000 worth of tooling to the Manufacturing and Machining of the Business and Technology Division of the College of DuPage. Included with the tooling donation was other OSG training aids including wall and pocket decimal charts, catalogs and safety glasses.
"By giving these cutting tools to the colleges, OSG is providing students with the opportunity to be trained with industry-proven, high-quality tooling, and OSG also enables the schools to save valuable funds that are not always available,"Grzybowski said.
Grzybowski met with Jim Filipek, associate professor and program coordinator at the College of DuPage, who will teach students with the tooling from OSG.
"This action by OSG allows us to train the work force of tomorrow with the tooling of today," said Filipek.
Related Glossary Terms
Cylindrical tool that cuts internal threads and has flutes to remove chips and carry tapping fluid to the point of cut. Normally used on a drill press or tapping machine but also may be operated manually. See tapping.