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Roll-Kraft’s Student Education Efforts Spotlighted in FF Journal

MENTOR, OH. (PRWeb) March, 2011
Roll-Kraft and the Alliance for Working Together, a group of Ohio-based manufacturers and educators, are the subjects of a feature article on, a web site that emphasizes fabricating and forming technology.
The article highlights Roll-Kraft’s latest efforts to spur interest among high school students to consider a career in manufacturing.  The Robobots competition allows the students to design and build their own working robots with help from the Roll-Kraft staff.  The students use equipment such as CNC turning machines, turning lathes, EDM machines, machining centers, grinders, and CAD/CAM systems.
The competition pits the robots built by various groups of students against one another in a local event.  The winner will advance to higher levels of the competition.
According to Roll-Kraft’s president, Chuck Gehrisch, the goal of the competition is “to change the perception of manufacturing by showing students, parents, and schools what modern manufacturing can offer. “
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About Roll-Kraft

Roll-Kraft is a recognized leader in the tube & pipe and roll forming industry, supplying manufacturers with tooling to produce their specific products.  The company has been in business since 1963 and offers custom-designed tooling to meet the wide range of individual customer specifications. 
Roll-Kraft has its headquarters in Mentor, Ohio, and maintains other facilities in Frankfurt, Illinois (Roll-Kraft Northern), and Ontario Canada.  The company phone number is (888) 953-9400 or (440) 205-3100, and the fax number is (440) 205-3110.  Please also visit the web site at  For easy and immediate contact with Roll-Kraft that transcends time zones and working hours, the website features Dr. Resolve.  Simply complete and submit an on-line form and Roll-Kraft will respond. 


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