November 1st, 2018, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Bell Memorial Union, Chico State University, Chico, CA

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2018 Manufacturing Expo Event Information

Find out about tours, classes, and the dozens of manufacturers available at the 2018 Expo!

Breakout Sessions

A number of breakout sessions will be available at the 2018 Manufacturing Expo. Breakout sessions are free and available to students and the general public.


Lab Tours

An exciting new lab tour is being offered at the 2018 Manufacturing Expo! Students will be able to tour 5 different labs within the college of engineering.



Dozens of manufacturers will be attending the 2018 Manufacturing Expo, and manufacturers will be available to interact with students and the general public.

2018 Breakout Sessions

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2018 Student Tours

These 2 hour tours will allow students to explore multiple labs within the college of engineering.

Plastic lab: Students will explore the molding of plastics and biodegradable plastics to make flying disks, bags, bottles, flying pigeons, and rods.

Robotics lab: Students will watch industrial robots at work and learn how they work.

Wind Tunnel & Solar Panel lab: Students will see a 170 mph wind tunnel at work in the design of aeronautics and learn how solar panels capture the suns energy and convert to electricity.

Virtual Reality & Applied Graphics: Learn how virtual reality is used with the simulation of human movement.

Computer Machining Center: Students will experience programming in action as robot parts and molds for plastics are created through a metal cutting machine.

Baja & Formula Car Centers: Students will see the connection between their engineering and design efforts in high school and the opportunity to build race cars for competition in college.

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