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#MotlowTrained boasts robotics program at Southern Automotive Conference

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Pictured at the conference, (front row, from left to right) Charlie King, Motlow robotics instructor; Terri Bryson, Motlow vice president of external affairs; Katelyn Martin, mechatronics student; Dr. Michael Torrence, Motlow president; Larry Flatt, Motlow executive director of advanced robotics; Kathy Parker, Motlow executive director of workforce development; and Michelle Cox, Motlow workforce development specialist as well as (second row, from left to right), Dr. Marvin Thompson, Motlow chief of staff; Andrew Rittmeier, FANUC educational distributor; Greg McFadden, Method Tool; Chris Bramlage, C&E Technologies; Mike Witt, Method Tool; David LaRussa, Yasakawa regional sales manager; David Morrell, Irby Co.; and Troy Martin, Bertelkamp Automation, Inc. {Photo Courtesy of Motlow College}

LOCAL NEWS | Education — Motlow College wants state and local industry leaders to know that it’s training the next generation of highly-technical workforce at its Automation and Robotics Training Center (ARTC). As such, it recently attended the Southern Automotive Conference (SAC) in Nashville.

Hundreds of principals from the automotive industry attended the three-day conference, allowing Motlow officials to promote the advantages of its #MotlowTrained program, which which partners with industry to provide highly- technical workforce training at the Motlow Automation and Robotics Training Center (ARTC) in McMinnville. To learn more, visit the Motlow Trained website. •

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