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Siemens Donates $440M Software, Training to Youngstown State University

SiemensLogoSiemens has donated $440 million in product lifecycle management software and training to Ohio’s Youngstown State University, Vindy.com reports.

Representatives from the university’s College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics accepted the gift during a Thursday ceremony in Youngstown.

Siemens President and CEO Eric Spiegel, Siemens Industry Sector in North America CEO Tim Ryan and Rep. Bill Johnson attended the event.

According to the report, the donation will aid the school’s training of students in the manufacturing, high-tech electronics, machinery, defense, energy and aerospace industries in partnership with the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute.

“To learn using the most current technology gives our students a leg up in the job market whether that be through a coop or an internship or a job,” STEM College Dean Martin Abraham said.

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