Industry Advocate Teams, Machining Technology
Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) educators rely heavily on advice from business and industry, to maintain WATC programs that meet current occupational needs.
An Industry Advocate Team is a group of persons outside the education profession, made up of representative lay-people, recognized and respected in their own fields of work who advise WATC educators, administrators, and Board of Trustees regarding programs. Decisions are based on the employment needs of the community, state, regional, national, and international marketplace. The general functions are to act in an advisory capacity for the development and operation of the WATC program. View the Functions of Industry Advocate Teams at WATC.
The following local companies are businesses that participate in manufacturing industry advocate teams:
- The Coleman Company, Inc.
- Cox Machine
- Haas Factory Outlet
- KNG Tool
- Ledford Gage Lab, Inc.
- Machining Specialists
- McGinty Machine Co. Inc.
- Millennium Machine & Tool, Inc.
- Milling Precision Tool
- Spirit AeroSystems
- Superior Tool Service Inc.
- Wichita State University
If you would like more information about obtaining a degree and/or certificate in machining technology at WATC, please visit Machining Technology, AAS; Machining Technology, TC; CATIA Machining Technology, COC; CNC Lathe Machining, COC; CNC Mill Machining, COC; Manual Lathe Machining, COC; and Manual Mill Machining, COC.