FAGOR AUTOMATION and IMH sign a Collaboration Agreement

– FAGOR AUTOMATION and IMH sign a Collaboration Agreement for technological projects promotion
– This Partnership also aims to train Teachers, Researchers and Students in the latest developments implemented by Fagor Automation.

In the image Ixaka Egurbide Managing Director of IMH and José Pérez Bedúd Chief Executive Officer of Fagor Automation

(Arrasate, 6 February 2018). The collaboration agreement was signed this morning with the aim of working alongside each other for the ongoing improvement of training tailored to market needs and to collaborate on technological projects involving machine tools.

Both entities are aware that partnerships formed between companies and the education system must be based on a close relationship, where they share knowledge, participate in the preparation of projects to meet future industry requirements and to facilitate the insertion of learners in the workplace.

IMH Teaching staff and researchers will receive periodic training on the latest Fagor Automation developments and will collaborate with Fagor Automation experts on various research projects. Accordingly, the Center will provide a Fagor Automation classroom and a wide range of CNC FAGOR machines to provide quality theoretical and practical training.

The aim of the agreement is to consolidate the recent achievements of Fagor Automation and the IMH, with the firm conviction that this partnership will be beneficial for training students and to develop technological projects, which will contribute to machine tool innovations in a increasingly competitive environment.

About Fagor Automation

Fagor Automation is a company with great experience in the development and manufacturing of products for machine automation and control. It excels by its capability to develop software and the versatility of its productive process to offer solutions tailored to customer needs.

Historically, Fagor Automation has focused its business model on the machine tool sector, where it is one of the world leaders. Besides, its extensive commercial and service network is present in more than 50 countries, through its own branches and service centers.

About IMH

The Machine Tool Institute-IMH offers specialized Advanced Manufacturing training and provides Innovation services for companies. IMH training programs include Training Cycles, Dual Engineering Degrees, Workplace Training and On-Demand Training.

It is an Integrated Vocational Training Center overseen by the Basque Government and, since 2011, the Dual Engineering University School of IMH has been a part of the University of the Basque Country.

IMH is responsible for the training of the machine tool sector, being an integral part of the AFM Group (Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Machine Tools, Accessories, Components and Tools).

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