‘Rethinking Manufacturing’ Video Screening Aug. 19

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Two Youngstown State University graduates and a professor are featured in a video that takes a look at the changes in manufacturing.

“Rethinking Manufacturing” features YSU graduates Ashley Totin, a project engineer at America Makes, and Zac Divencenzo, co-founder and chief operating officer of Juggerbot 3D, along with Martin Cala, YSU professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering. A special screening of the video is scheduled for Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Youngstown Business Incubator’s Tech Block Building No. 5.

Produced by the National Institute for Standards and Technology with support from America Makes, YBI and YSU, the nine-minute video “focuses on changing the perception of modern manufacturing, portraying the positive opportunities that advanced manufacturing offers and raising awareness of manufacturing in the United States,” according to a release.

Using Totin and Divencenzo’s stories as examples, the video shows how entrepreneurs are rethinking manufacturing, rethinking career choices, and rethinking the very idea of how to build and revitalize communities, according to the release.

Refreshments are available at 4:30 p.m., followed by the screening at 6 p.m. The video is available here.

Pictured: Ashley Totin, Marin Cala and Zac Divencenzo are featured in “Rethinking Manufacturing.”

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