Mission & Vision

Mission Statement

The John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center will provide hands-on, interdisciplinary learning opportunities in a factory environment and collaborate with industry to: (1) modernize traditional manufacturing technologies, (2) advance and create new high-efficiency, state-of-the-art materials and technologies, (3) address the skills gap in US manufacturing, and (4) serve as a conduit for students and industry to the next-generation of manufacturing technologies.


Through partnerships with industry, the center will be world-class in advanced manufacturing education, research and innovation.