ISG Recognized as Volunteer Company of the Year by VEX Robotics

Dec 20, 2019


December 20, 2019 (Mankato, Minnesota) – In recognition of its commitment to supporting the application of emerging technologies, ISG has been named as the Volunteer Company of the Year by VEX Robotics. This annual award is presented to a business or organization that consistently exhibits leadership and personal commitment to the robotics community. The distinction demonstrates the value ISG places on robotics, as the firm continues to support educational and competitive programs in local schools and makes strides to creatively adopt new technologies to the benefit of its clients.

ISG’s mission to simplify solutions and passionately design the future applies during and after working hours, and many of the firm’s employee owners have contributed to robotics education. ISG Vice President Chuck Brandel, PE, has been highly involved with VEX Robotics over the years, serving on its board and supporting the VEX Robotics Competition, which prepares students to become future engineers and innovators.

“ISG promotes STEM programs by helping future engineers and technical staff advance in potential future careers through the technical challenges in robotics,” Chuck explained. “Our employees enjoy volunteering and committing time to helping future engineers with this great program. ISG seeks to recruit young talented individuals to continue the firm’s growth, and our involvement in VEX encourages young bright students to see how they can apply their skills in the A/E field.”

Events:Minnesota State University, Mankato, hosted a VEX Robotics competition for middle school and high school students in the Myers Field House on December 20.

About VEX Robotics

VEX Robotics was founded in 2007 by Tony Norman, an Electrical Engineer, and Bob Mimlitch, a Mechanical Engineer. Their drive and energy to embrace STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) learning has become a global movement. VEX Robotics is a leading provider of educational and competitive robotics products to schools, universities, and robotics teams for more than 60 countries around the globe. Not only are there over 22,000 schools who participate in the program, there has been more than 24,000 competitions held worldwide, touching the lives of over one million students.

To learn more about VEX Robotics, follow this link: https://www.vexrobotics.com.

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