TWeatherford, Inc. (TWI) Team Members will attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the much anticipated Flagship Enterprise Center and Purdue Polytechnic Building at the previous GM Plant 03 facility in Anderson, IN. TWI is currently co housed with Purdue Polytechnic School at the Anderson Innovation Center and will be providing the Additive Manufacturing Equipment for the new Creator Space at the Plant 3 location.
This $15 million, high tech facility will include 28,000 square feet of student innovation and learning space and 40,000 square feet of advanced manufacturing space for local manufacturers and startups. The new building is scheduled to be completed in Fall of 2016. The Flagship Enterprise Center will be the ultimate owner and building manager of the new facility.
“This state of the art facility can truly be looked at as representative of merging the past, the present the future of manufacturing,” said Tim Weatherford, Chief Opportunity Officer of TWI.
“The history of making, doing, and manufacturing in this City are generations deep and we are excited to bring TWI’s Advanced Manufacturing and 3D Printing capabilities to support this collaboration between Higher education and the Private/Public Sector,” Weatherford added.
TWI offers breakthrough technology with a focus on Lean Product Development Methods. TWI meets the product development and support needs of both the Fortune 500 companies and companies in the SMB and emerging small business market. As a leading supplier of product development solutions, TWI is also an experienced leader in PLM implementation. Core Product offerings from PTC (Nasdaq: PTC), ORACLE (NYSE: ORCL) and 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) complete portfolio of Professional, Production and Direct Metals Printers. TWI, with headquarters in Cicero, IN serves customers in the Midwest Region, including Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and Kentucky.