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CB&I Advanced Prototyping and Manufacturing Lab Ribbon Cutting Set for Monday

George Watson

January 25, 2017

The renovation of the former mechanical engineering machine shop was made possible by a generous gift from CB&I, a leading provider of technology and infrastructure in the energy industry.

WHAT: CB&I Advanced Prototyping and Manufacturing Laboratory ribbon-cutting ceremony

WHEN: 2:30 p.m. Monday (Jan. 30)

WHERE: CB&I Advanced Prototyping and Manufacturing Laboratory, basement of the Texas Tech University Mechanical Engineering North Building, north end of engineering key

EVENT: Thanks to a $1.6 million gift from the CB&I corporation, renovations to the former mechanical engineering machine shop have been completed and will be revealed to the public at a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Texas Tech students will now be able to take advantage of the latest technologies in additive manufacturing through which they can develop a tactile and functional understanding of mechanical and theoretical principles to enhance their engineering education and experience.

Officials with Texas Tech, the Whitacre College of Engineering and CB&I will be on hand for the ceremony.

CONTACT: Jim Kennedy, director of marketing and communications, Whitacre College of Engineering, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-0893 or jim.kennedy@ttu.edu


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