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  • Section Meetings in the Chicago Area Survey
    Section Meetings in the Chicago Area Survey
    Take the survey for feedback regarding Section Meetings in the Chicago Area....
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  • Loop tuning basics: Integrating processes
    Loop tuning basics: Integrating processes
    The two most common categories of process responses in industrial manufacturing processes are self-regulating and integrating. A self-regulating process response to a step input change is characterized by a change of the process variable, which moves to and stabilizes (or self-regulates) at a new value....
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  • Are Parents Out of Touch with Careers in Manufacturing?
    Are Parents Out of Touch with Careers in Manufacturing?
    There’s plenty of concern about the retiring generation of industrial professionals and the potential shortage of skilled workers needed to fill new jobs created by revolutionary advances in automation and manufacturing technology. Industry leaders remain hyper-focused on the challenges of encouraging high school and college students to pursue industrial careers....
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JJC News

  • 2017 Lego Robotic Competition
    2017 Lego Robotic Competition
    Joliet Junior College hosted their 17th Annual Robotic Competition on Friday, February 10, 2017.  This year, Citgo Refinery was a corporate sponsor for this event through a recent foundation grant awarded to JJC for “STEM Academy”.  Over 100 high school students competed using Lego Mind storms NXT and new this year EV3 kits.  Teams from 8 regional high schools learned about teamwork, creativity and careers in the robotic industry. The ISA (International Society of Automation) Will-DuPage Section sponsored the participants breakfast and 7 engineers not only assisted the students prepare...
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  • JJC Hosts ISA Competition for Process Control & Instrumentation
    JJC Hosts ISA Competition for Process Control & Instrumentation
    ISA Donates $10,000 to PCIT Program On Friday, April 8, 2016, the International Society of Automation Will-DuPage Section visited Joliet Junior College in support of the technical department’s Process Control & Instrumentation (PCIT) program....
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