Bimba Signs On to Support LEAP Employer-Educator Compact
University Park, IL – April 22, 2013 – Bimba Manufacturing, a leading provider of pneumatic, hydraulic, and electric motion control solutions, pledged its support today for the LEAP Employer-Educator Compact. By signing the compact, Bimba promises to continue its longstanding commitment to offering high-quality educational opportunities for the next generation of innovators.
The LEAP Employer-Educator Compact brings together leaders from business and academia together to ensure that all college students have access to quality liberal education that fully prepares them for work, life, and citizenship. Through collaborative training events, senior projects, undergraduate research, and internships, the members of the LEAP Employer-Educator Compact are working to prepare the nation’s graduates for jobs that require a broader set of skills and technical expertise.
“Bimba has long been an active proponent of professional training,” said Maureen Fitzsimmons, Vice President of Human Resources. “With internship programs in Application Engineering, R&D, Marketing, senior project opportunities, and on-site ‘practicum days’ for Chicago Charter high school students, Bimba is continually working to reinforce the ideals of LEAP.”
For additional information on the LEAP Compact visit, http://www.aacu.org/leap/presidentstrust/compact/index.cfm
Bimba Manufacturing is a forward-thinking innovator of actuation technology, specializing in providing cutting-edge solutions to engineering challenges. Including its brands, TRD, Mead, MFD and Pneumadyne, Bimba markets an extensive line of industry-leading products including pneumatic, hydraulic, and electric actuators; valves; fittings; air preparation and a variety of safety and production solutions. In addition to its broad line of standard catalog products, the company’s business develops many custom and semi-custom products designed for specific customers and applications. These products, used in machinery and automation, are sold to original equipment manufacturers and end-users throughout the world in an expanding variety of industries. For more information, visit bimba.com.