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BAE Systems Inc. provided a $10,000 grant to Penn College for welding materials for use in welding and metal fabrication programs. In this image from a pre-college program experience in the college welding lab, a participant tests out his new plasma cutting skills. PHOTO PROVIDED

WILLIAMSPORT — BAE Systems Inc. provided a $10,000 grant for welding materials for use in welding and metal fabrication programs at the Pennsylvania College of Technology.

The company is a longtime partner of the college’s welding program, recruiting students for operations at its York manufacturing plant.

He has also donated to the college’s welding expansion with grants and specialty materials, and he is featured at the copper level ($100,000 to $249,999) on the Welding Recognition Wall for the project. expansion, which increased the size of the welding laboratory to over 55,000 square feet.

Additionally, BAE Systems participates in on-campus recruiting, pop-up recruiting tables, and job fair activities at Penn College.

The company is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defence, aerospace and security company that provides a full range of air, land and naval force products and services, as well as advanced electronics solutions. , security, information technology and customer support. services.

“BAE Systems continues to invest in hands-on welding technology education at Penn College,” said Elizabeth A. Biddle, director of corporate relations. “With this support, BAE Systems is further helping Penn College students by providing them with different materials to hone their skills on. We thank them for this generous support.

“Supporting the Pennsylvania College of Technology welding program is a critical step in developing the future of welding for combat vehicles,” said Welding Engineering Manager and 2007 college alumnus Ross H. Davis. “The talent emerging from this group and the shared commitment to quality gives our company the opportunity to successfully execute our mission, enabling reunions between soldiers and their families.”

To learn more about giving opportunities at Penn College, visit or call 570-320-8020.

Penn College is a national leader in applied technology education. To learn more, visit, email [email protected], or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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