Industry

TRAK Machine Tools

  • Automated Manufacturing & Machining

TRAK aims to provide products and services that help customers survive and thrive through the disruptions to come with Industry 4.0. They develop, make, sell, and support transformative technology that fits the way customers run their shops. The team also designs, builds, sells, and supports TRAK machine tools with ProtoTRAK and Siemens SINUMERIK ONE controls.

 

TRAK Machine Tools

TRAK Machine Tools
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Q&A with TRAK Machine Tools

WHAT QUALITIES MAKE PENN COLLEGE GRADUATES STAND OUT?

They are defined by their preparation. Penn College graduates have a solid background in their area, good resumes, and excellent interview skills.

WHAT ASPECTS OF YOUR COMPANY ATTRACT OUR STUDENTS AND FUTURE STUDENTS TO JOIN YOUR OPERATIONS?

The culture attracts employees. The vast majority enjoy long-term employment with a variety of growth opportunities. Work with us and you'll be surrounded by passionate employees who all want to succeed.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU SHARE WITH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (AND PARENTS) WHO ARE CONSIDERING PENN COLLEGE?

Master a trade. Jobs are abundant. Pay is very good. Get a head start on life. Become highly regarded with career skills that are sought after.

WHAT PROFESSIONAL ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE PENN COLLEGE STUDENTS TO BEST PREPARE THEM TO JOIN YOUR TEAM?

Work hard and learn from the best instructors in the industry. Practice, practice, and practice some more. Hone your personal skills, especially interviewing. Be an effective communicator.

Industry Connections

"Penn College does an outstanding job preparing you for your career. TRAK Machine Tools will help you hone your skills and provide you with a variety of job opportunities with growth potential. People join the TMT family for long-term employment."

 

Michael McGarry

National Sales Manager

Industry Partnerships
03.01.2024

College's Transportation Scholars program featured on 'Centre County Report'

Friday’s “Centre County Report” featured a story on Penn College’s Transportation Scholars program. The weekly broadcast -- produced by students in the capstone broadcast journalism course in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State – included an interview with Bradley M. Webb, dean of engineering technologies.

03.01.2024

Construction management firm visits architecture, HVAC classes

Two Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. employees visited classes recently in architecture and heating, ventilation & air conditioning engineering technology to introduce students to career paths with the company’s virtual design & construction operations group. That team constructs buildings virtually before they are built physically, explained 2011 construction management alumnus Sean Scully, who is a project manager for Whiting-Turner, and Brandon Hurlburt, a VDC manager for the company.

03.01.2024

Penn College students in great demand at Career Fair

More than 75% of employers nationwide rate the job market for the Class of 2024 as “good to excellent.” Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Spring Career Fair confirmed that healthy prognosis, delivered by a National Association of Colleges and Employers survey. More than 430 companies, offering thousands of jobs and internships in a range of fields, met with 1,333 students throughout the Feb. 27-28 event, divided between the college’s Bardo Gymnasium and Field House.

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Automated Manufacturing & Machining

Hone the technical skills you need to be a part of a rapidly growing career field.

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