Chicago Sun-Times: Manufacturing Day gives CPS students hands-on experience


sun-timesBy Patrick Judge, Chicago Sun-Times

About 50 CPS high school students enrolled in manufacturing classes got a good look at the NZ-2000 and other industrial machines at Manufacturing Day, a local event organized by World Business Chicago and UI Labs.

The research and development center of UI Labsoccupies 94,000 square feet of the former Republic Windows & Doors facility, 1333 N. Hickory Ave., on Goose Island. It opened in May.

Students were brought to the center Friday to see “the factory of the future,” said Haley Stevens, a UI Labs official.

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