Industry

CMT Materials

  • Automated Manufacturing & Machining
  • Engineering & Industrial Design Technology
  • Plastics & Polymer Engineering Technology

With ever-changing tools and technology, preparing tomorrow’s workforce can be a complex undertaking. Thanks to the Corporate Tomorrow Makers program at Penn College, the relationship between industry and education is mutually beneficial. Students get scholarship opportunities and hands-on experience with equipment just like they’ll find in the field. Plus, industry partners get skilled professionals to fill in-demand positions. It’s a win-win for the future.

 

CMT Materials

Meet Our Partner

CMT Materials designs and develops innovative tooling materials for thermoforming. They listen and value the ideas, opinions and experience employees and customers bring to the products they produce. As a result of these interactions, HYTAC® syntactic foam plug assist materials have become the number-one global choice by toolmakers and thermoformers alike.

Industry Partnerships

Q&A with CMT Materials

HOW DID YOUR COMPANY FIRST CONNECT WITH PENN COLLEGE?

We first connected with Penn College through our attendance and participation in the Hands-on Thermoforming workshop.

WHAT QUALITIES OF PENN COLLEGE STUDENTS MAKE THEM STAND OUT FOR YOUR OPERATIONS?

Penn College students are working with current equipment, procedures and industry leaders. This has proven to be a winning combination whether it is someone we look to hire directly or work with as they progress in a career elsewhere.

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

Our vision statement is: "The leader in developing and manufacturing syntactic material solutions." This is backed by our three primary core value statements: "Integrity, above all; Curiosity and Teamwork, for all; and Reliability, always." These are a winning combination for our company, employees, and customers.

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

Penn College offers many opportunities to reach out and interact with industry leaders. Take advantage whenever possible. There is always someone happy to work with a Penn College student, and those we get to know are much easier to hire!

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A generous donation from CMT Materials supports the Penn College plastics program and the Plastics Innovation & Resource Center.

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Industry Connections

"It is terrific to partner with Penn College knowing the work is done for betterment of the entire industry. We share experiences, frame new process/product needs and have developed a network of experts able to speak freely about issues or trends without concern over sharing customer sensitive details related to a specific project.”

Terrence Woldorf

Managing Director, CMT Materials

Programs

Automated Manufacturing & Machining

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

Engineering & Industrial Design Technology

Spark ideas that improve processes and impact outcomes.

Plastics & Polymer Engineering Technology

Dive into extensive hands-on training with industrial-scale processing equipment in one of our two ABET-accredited plastics programs.