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Panasonic Unveils New Training Center

Panasonic Unveils New Training Center

RENO, Nev. – Panasonic Energy, in partnership with Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), unveiled its Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center. The facility, located in the heart of Reno, aims to foster innovation and education in manufacturing, emphasizing a joint commitment toward advancing STEM education and technology in the region. The event featured remarks from both organizations, elected officials, community leaders, and tours of the new facility. For more details about the education center, visit

“Since 2017, Panasonic Energy has worked with TMCC to provide educational opportunities to communities in northern Nevada and invest in talent development in the region,” said Allan Swan, President, Panasonic Energy of North America. “We are thrilled to share this cutting-edge manufacturing education center with TMCC to provide students with hands-on training opportunities, and equip them with the skills necessary for success in today’s technology-driven world.”

The new technology education center will provide students with access to state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, enabling them to gain practical experience in advanced manufacturing processes. Through hands-on training and immersive learning experiences, students will be prepared to meet the demands of the rapidly evolving manufacturing industry.

“We are proud to partner with Panasonic to establish this innovative technology education center,” said Dr. Karin Hilgersom, President of TMCC. “This collaboration exemplifies our commitment to providing students with the resources and opportunities they need to excel in their careers. Together, we will empower the next generation of manufacturing leaders and drive economic growth in our community.”

The event was attended by the U.S. Department of Energy Director of the Office for Energy Jobs Betony Jones, representatives from the offices of U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Cortez Masto (D-NV) and U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Reno Mayor Hilary Schieve, representatives from Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo’s office, various northern Nevada city council members and county commissioners and more.

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