The Manufacturing industry has evolved drastically in the last several years. Today’s Manufacturing environment consists of great advancements in technology. There is a great need for highly skilled and knowledgeable people. Students will develop skills and knowledge in the setup and operation of machines used in the manufacturing industry. Students will also learn how to program Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines. There will be an opportunity to use industry CAD/CAM software to complete projects. In an addition, a curriculum focus will be on preventive maintenance of machines. Other processes used in manufacturing will be covered including plastic injection molding, welding, casting and assembly.