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GCAMP Grant Funds Robotic Arm

A grant from GCAMP provided this Hampshire High School Robotics class with the opportunity to build their own industrial robotic arm.

The Importance of Conducting Tours

Find out how tours benefit students and manufacturers!

GCAMP Remembers Gary Skoog

We honor the life and legacy of one of GCAMP's founders, Gary Skoog.

Are You Tour Ready? Part 2

Compiling our manufacturer friends’ thoughts, we’ve compiled another checklist for you to use as guidance as you strive to perfect your tour.

Team Marshmallow Menagerie Wins S'more Competitions

GCAMP is a proud 2023 sponsor of Team Marshmallow Menagerie, a student VEX robotics team.

Solve Your Workforce Challenges by Thinking Outside-of-the-Box

New solutions and innovative tactics to tackling your workforce challenges.

GCAMP Grant Went to Wildstangs

GCAMP was thrilled to offer a grant to our friends from High School District 214, the Wildstang Robotics Program.

Are you Intern Ready?

A Summary of VALEES EFE Director Cassie Blickem’s Workforce Strategies Forum Presentation

Factory Tour Showcases Careers in Manufacturing to EGHS Students

Elk Grove High School students toured The Diemaster factory to learn about manufacturing careers for manufacturing month.