The Grainger Foundation donated $20,000 in December and another $10,000 in February towards Blackhawk Technical College’s (BTC) Advanced Manufacturing Training Center in Milton, WI.
Phase one of the new facility started in August which hosted the welding, industrial mechanic and computer numeric control programs.
Phase two is expected to be completed for the 2015 fall semester and will include HVAC, electro-mechanical technology, industrial engineering, computer service technician and civil engineering programs.
The donation was recommended by Bill Koenig and Jacob Chandler from the Grainger Janesville and Madison offices respectively.
Grainger has been a part of Janesville business for over 45 years and is a leading supplier of operating, repair and maintenance products.
The Grainger Foundation was created in 1949 by W.W. Grainger, Inc. founder William W. Grainger.