Our 2016 Season Sponsors! Thank you Sponsors!!
Your support makes this team possible.
SPIRE ELITE SPONSOR
United Technologies Corporation (UTC) is a diversified company whose products include Carrier heating and air conditioning, Hamilton Sundstrand aerospace systems and industrial products, Otis elevators and escalators, Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines, Sikorsky helicopters, UTC Fire & Security systems and UTC Power fuel cells.
SPIRE ELITE SPONSOR
PHD is a premier manufacturer of pneumatically powered actuators that provides the automation in machines and devices used in a wide variety of industrial processes. With a worldwide distribution network, PHD products serve a very diverse range of markets that include OEMs, system integrators, users, and design houses. Known for robustness, precision, and extremely long life, PHD products keep customers’ machines running efficiently, profitably, and competitively.
Education is the key to success: that’s why the Pentair Foundation prioritizes education programs ranging from those targeting disadvantaged youth to those aiding in career transition and readiness. The Foundation funds programs serving traditional and non-traditional learners, from early learning to post-secondary and beyond. With a focus on science and technology, the Pentair Foundation supports initiatives including the K-12 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program, the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics program and Project Lead the Way, the partner program to FIRST Robotics, that is designed to spark an interest in STEM subjects and prepare students for the global economy.
Yamaha Robotics SINCE 1976, YAMAHA HAS PROVIDED ASSEMBLY ROBOTS TO THE INDUSTRIAL MARKETPLACE THAT ARE UNSURPASSED FOR PAYLOAD, SPEED, AND DEPENDABILITY.The current robot line-up is the culmination of over 3 decades experience in Yamaha’s own plants and thousands of others around the world. From single axis robots to the broadest selection of SCARA robots anywhere, Yamaha can supply the best solution for nearly any automated assembly requirement. Yamaha robots’ extraordinary lifespan gives a return on investment unequalled by any other robot manufacturer.WITH THOUSANDS OF STANDARD ROBOT CONFIGURATIONS, NO ROBOT MANUFACTURER IN THE WORLD CAN DELIVER SOLUTIONS LIKE YAMAHA.
Yamaha Robotics provides mentors for our team. Engineering time and time off work for the mentors is donated to the team.
Huntington County Community Learning Center provides the robotics team a SAFE PLACE to meet and build our competition robot. They provide a nice roof over our heads, heat, internet access, and shop tools. Thank you everyone involved in this program and project!
BAE Systems is committed to education and skills development throughout its global business. Our ‘Brains’ robotic character helps interest young people in science
We believe it is vital that we help encourage more young people to consider careers in science and engineering.
In the US, we are involved in a range of activities, including the FIRST (for Inspiration and Recognition of Science & Technology) program, an international engineering based competition. By taking part in FIRST high school students develop team-building and engineering skills by designing and building robots that can accomplish a range of tasks.
National 4-H Council is the national, private sector non-profit partner of 4-H and the Cooperative Extension System. National 4-H Council focuses on fundraising; brand management; communications; legal and fiduciary support to national and state 4-H programs; and operation of the full-service National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md., and the National 4-H Supply Service, the authorized agent for items bearing the 4-H Name and Emblem.
Huntington University (www.huntington.edu) is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations, including computer science, mathematics, chemistry, biology, and digital media arts. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the top 20 comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana.
Huntington University supplies us with lab use and is our spot for kickoff.
Beacon Credit Union sponsors the kids and helps them with their travel expenses. Thank you Beacon for helping out the kids with your donation.
Easy Time Clock sponsors our team and helps us keep track of all the hours we have volunteered towards our robotics project. The data is used for members and grants that we apply for. Thank you Easy Time Clock for helping us stay on time!
Builders Mart in Huntington donates wood so we can build our playing field and pieces. This helps use tremendously with mocking up an actual field to study sizes and scale as well as designing a robot to react with field elements before arriving at the real competition events.
Shuttleworth sponsors our team for robot parts and supplies. Thank you Shuttleworth.
Franklin Electric sponsors our team for robot parts and supplies. Thank you Franklin Electric.
The following businesses or individuals contributed by sponsoring robot parts from our robot catalog.
Vision Source – Dr. Dan Host (Safety Glasses!)
Henlines provides us the shop space to build out robots each year. There access to shop tools, and supplies is much appreciate. Without them, we would not have a place we can call “home”. Thank you Henline’s for giving us the space to build our robots.
Established in 1991, the Huntington County Community Foundation’s mission is to work to enhance the quality of life in Huntington County, providing leadership and opportunities through the development and utilization of a growing endowment fund.
HCCF provided a computer grant to us this year. We purchased two new CAD computers to run an engineering software called Autodesk Inventor used to draw and design the robot for the team each year.
Our Sunday Visitor sponsors our team for robot parts and supplies. Thank you OSV.
Parker with annual sales of $10 billion for fiscal year 2010, Parker Hannifin is the world’s leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of commercial, mobile, industrial and aerospace markets.
The company’s products are vital to virtually everything that moves or requires control, including the manufacture and processing of raw materials, durable goods, infrastructure development and all forms of transport. Traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PH,” Parker is strategically diversified, value-driven and well positioned for global growth as the industry consolidator and supplier of choice.
Parker provides mentors for our team. Engineering time and time off work for the mentors is donated to the team.
Our local Wal-Mart foundation sponsor our team for robot parts and supplies. Thank you Wal-Mart.
Dirig Sheetmetal supplies materials and fabrication labor to our robot.