Welding Expansion

The Welding Expansion Recognition Wall, described by the president as “a shining example of the innovative minds throughout our campus community.”

Welding Expansion

Thank you

Thanks to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration and the following Penn College alumni, corporate partners, and friends who have invested in the Welding Expansion Project, students now have 55,000-plus square feet of cutting-edge equipment and technology to refine their skills, fill unmet demand, and transform the future of the welding industry.

  • Miller Electric Manufacturing Co.
  • Octopuz Inc.
  • KUKA Robotics Corporation
  • BAE Systems, Inc.
  • CLOOS Robotic Welding Inc.
  • Fronius USA, LLC
  • Laserline Inc.
  • Libellula
  • The Lincoln Electric Company
  • Cambridge Vacuum Engineering
  • Dolphitech
  • Hypertherm, Inc.
  • High Steel Structures LLC
  • Precitec Inc.
  • Michael R. Allen
  • James N. Colton
  • Curtiss-Wright
  • Effective Controls, Inc.
  • Davie J. Gilmour
  • Frederick T. Gilmour
  • Greiner Industries, Inc.
  • John Deere & Company
  • Packaging Progressions, Inc.
  • PPL Electric Utilities Corp.
  • Michael R. Allen ‘16
  • Michael R. Allen ‘88, ‘06, ‘10
  • Austin L. Aubinoe ‘15
  • Galen G. Beach ‘73
  • Tom Billingsley ‘72
  • Robert V. Blauser ‘96, ‘00
  • Howard W. Calkins ‘60
  • James N. Colton II ‘02, ‘03
  • Garrett D. Corneliussen ‘17
  • Marjorie E. Costello
  • Floyd M. Dively ‘61
  • Zach E. Edwards ‘15, ‘17
  • Michael A. Ehn ‘08
  • William G. Fiely ‘68
  • Shaun G. Friant ‘14
  • Davie Jane & Frederick T. ‘66, ‘72 Gilmour
  • Robert C. Girvin ‘14, ‘16
  • Mike Harris ‘09
  • Kenneth L. Holcomb ‘67
  • Loni & Doug Kline
  • Logan M. Kucerak ‘11
  • Harold M. Long, Jr. ‘73
  • David A. Manikowski ‘16
  • Alex B. Matteson ‘11
  • Draven L. Miller ‘18
  • Andrew S. Norton ‘17
  • Morgan A. Olbrich ‘12, ‘13
  • Matthew ‘05 & Alicia ‘03 Reiff
  • Orlando Resto ‘13
  • David S. Richards
  • Mr. and Mrs. William A. Smith
  • Christopher M. Tkatch ‘17
  • Stephen M. & Lynn C. Toth
  • Tim Turnbach Family
College celebrates expanded welding lab, industry partners

College celebrates expanded welding lab, industry partners

Read about the expanded and enhanced welding lab—at 55,000-plus square feet, believed to be the largest such facility in higher education nationwide—dedication on Feb. 6.

YouTube Video

Watch a recap of the recently expanded and enhanced welding lab. Thanks in part to tremendous corporate support, the lab includes an electron beam welder, CNC plasma cutters, laser welding, automation and robotics, and 124 individual welding booths.

Welding News


Penn College welding grad ‘engineers’ career success

Garrett D. Corneliussen gained more than a job from his education at Pennsylvania College of Technology. He secured a career: One he hopes will make a difference for society. The 2017 welding & fabrication engineering technology graduate believes his latest position offers strong potential to meet that lofty objective. Corneliussen is the founding engineer for manufacturing at Reframe Systems, a company that aims to build attainable net-zero modular homes at massive scale.


'Baja SAE Williamsport'

Gear up for a great conversation when Marshall Fowler, engineering design technology student and Penn College Baja SAE Club president, sits down to share his team's dynamic drive in the latest episode of the Tomorrow Makers podcast, "Baja SAE Williamsport." As the college prepares to host the international Baja SAE competition, May 16-19, this podcast episode highlights the high excitement and unwavering dedication of Penn College Baja SAE Club members.


TC Energy’s $25K donation benefits Baja event, welding program

A $25,000 donation from TC Energy's Build Strong social impact program will help with construction of a racecourse for Baja-type vehicles participating in an international event to be hosted in May at Pennsylvania College of Technology. The donation will also fund materials and equipment for the college's welding program.