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    The UNI Metal Casting Center

    Where the future of industry is happening today
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    The UNI MCC is home to the most technologically advanced additive manufacturing and design lab in the United States.
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MCC Updates

MCC to Host Summer Camps for Middle Schoolers

We are excited to be hosting two STEM camps this summer for middle schoolers to learn about 3D design, 3D printing, and virtual reality.  Students will be able to don their paleontologist hat and dive into an immersive experience with dinosaurs. They will learn about 3D design and 3D printing plastic and sand as well as get the chance to tour the University of Northern Iowa Metal Casting Additive Manufacturing Center and Design Lab.

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People to watch: Jerry Thiel

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Webinar: How to Make Additive Manufacturing More Sustainable and Inclusive

In this free webinar, you'll learn how to drive increased sustainability and inclusivity in 3D printing at your manufacturing operation.

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About us.

The University of Northern Iowa Metal Casting Center is a nationally recognized leader in foundry research, applied technology, and technical business assistance. For more than 25 years, the we have pushed the boundaries on education and research to enhance the metal casting industry. 

Two facilities allow us to enhance research and testing.The materials research and foundry focused site is located in the Industrial Technology Center (ITC) on campus at UNI. The additive manufacturing center featuring North America’s largest 3D printer is located at Cedar Valley TechWorks in Waterloo.

Our efforts and projects link university-grade research, resources, and students to private sector applications.

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70+

Industry-funded projects have been completed

89%

Placement rate for UNI Metal Casting graduates

17%

Metal Casting experts make 17% more than non-manufacturing industries

90%

Of all manufactured durable goods contain metal castings

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