University of Windsor's Centre for Engineering Innovation (CEI)Click image to enlarge

Machine tool distributor Ferro Technique and the University of Windsor's Engineering deparment are holding a "Research Showcase" on April 13 in Windsor that will highlight the collaborative efforts between the two groups.

The event will highlight the university's latest acquisitions, a Hartford HCMC-1270 and LG-800 VMC vertical machining centres equipped with Hartford's Hartrol and Hartnet functions.

The event, which includes a reception, will give attendees the opportunituy to learn about the collaborative efforts between Ferro Technique and the University of Windsor, discuss availability of funding programs through NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada), learn more about manufacturing research projects and tour the university's Centre for Engineering Innovation (CEI).

To attend the event, contact via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 519-253-3000 ex 3914. Registration deadline is April 8, 2016.

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