Automation

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Ivy Tech Community College broke ground on a new 10,000 square foot training lab in Goshen Wednesday.

 

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Ivy Tech Community College announced a new apprenticeship program Wednesday that will place students in emerging career fields around internet-connected factory robots. It's being funded by a nearly $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.

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The bipartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors Automation Task Force met today in South Bend to discuss the effects of automation in cities around the country.

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg says while automation is the future, there’s a lot of questions of what changes that could bring to cities. Buttigieg says the focus of the meeting in South Bend is to brainstorm some of those questions with other mayors and industry leaders.