PennEngineering in Danboro, Pennsylvania has invited the Engineering Related Technology students at Middle Bucks Institute of Technology to work alongside Ms. Jennifer Lake, a Mechanical Engineer, to study a Chevrolet Volt Hybrid Electric car that was damaged by water from a recent hurricane. The automobile was donated to PennEngineering and transported to Fred Beans Chevrolet Service Center in Doylestown where the electric engine was removed as a safety precaution. The automobile was then transferred to Middle Bucks Institute of Technology where Ms. Lake from PennEngineering came to the school to conduct a teardown analysis of the automobile to study the water damage to the automobile with the Level 300 Engineering students assisting.
PennEngineering was established in 1942 and is a global leader in the fastening industry. The company supports ongoing investment in research, new product development, and strategic locations around the world. As a result of this philosophy, the aspiring Engineers at Middle Bucks Institute of Technology have the opportunity to learn about reverse engineering, which is used to obtain information about that will influence marketing and new product engineering.