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What's New: Metal Factory

10/25/2018

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Published in Utah State Engineer — Oct. 25 2018 — Today’s engineering students need a foundation of technical knowledge and advanced training in design and problem solving.

To meet the growing demand of talented professional engineers who are prepared to work in the 21st-century marketplace, we’ve implemented a brand new design and fabrication facility called the Metal Factory.

Quick Facts:



  • 7,300-square-foot design and fabrication facility for all engineering students
  • Resurfaces concrete floors, new lighting, upgraded entrance and new conference room
  • Upgraded equipment including plasma cutter, band saws, downdraft table and new welding area

This modernized space is equipped with the latest fabrication tools and staffed with a veteran engineering technician, Hal Chugg, who will guide student capstone projects from conception to realization.

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Media Contact: Matt Jensen – Utah State University, College of Engineering | matthew.jensen@usu.edu | office: 435-797-8170 | engineering.usu.edu