Local Fishers business leader continues to champion careers in manufacturing and technology
Fishers, Ind., April 13, 2021 – Nick Shelton, president and co-owner of Shelton Machinery, a family-owned certified distributor of Mazak machine tools headquartered in Fishers, Indiana, made a significant donation to help establish a new engineering lab at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis. In its gratitude, the school officially named the new space the Shelton Family Engineering Lab after Shelton and his wife Allison.
Shelton Machinery serves metalworking shops in Indiana, Kentucky, Kansas and western Missouri with total manufacturing solutions and comprehensive sales, service and support.
“Manufacturing is vital to our economy,” said Shelton, “and we must have a skilled engineering workforce for our country to thrive. My wife and I are excited to partner with Cathedral to help educate its students and strengthen the backbone of manufacturing in the United States.”
The Shelton Family Engineering lab at Cathedral will occupy 2,016 sq ft of the school’s new 48,467 sq-ft Innovation Center. The lab will support the Pre-Engineering I, II, and III project-based courses. These courses survey a variety of engineering disciplines and will include projects in electrical engineering circuits, environmental engineering and natural resources; materials science engineering; advanced CAD techniques; and 3D printing. At the conclusion of major projects, students will make formal presentations on their outcomes.
About Shelton Machinery
Shelton Machinery is a distributor of and service provider for advanced machine tools, drill-tap machines and production band saws for companies such as Mazak Corporation, Zagar and Hyd-Mech. The company also provides preventative maintenance, service and parts programs and applications support to customers in Indiana, Kentucky, Kansas and Western Missouri. For more information on all products and solutions, visit www.sheltonmachinery.com. Follow Shelton Machinery on Facebook.
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