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Wabash Center Greenbush Industries (WCGI)

  • Website: http://epics.ecn.purdue.edu/wcgi
  • Contact Information: epics-wcgi@ecn.purdue.edu
  • Sponsors: Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Description: The WCGI team designs and develops devices that enable new tasks or enhance the productivity, safety, and efficiency of WCGI employees, many of whom have disabilities.
  • Partners: Wabash Center Greenbush Industries http://www.greenbushindustries.com/
  • Facts: Began in Fall 1998.
  • Mission: The WCGI team designs and develops devices that enable new tasks or enhance the productivity, safety, and efficiency of WCGI employees, many of whom have disabilities.
  • Delivered: A machined platform to aid workers with cerebral palsy in feeding a clamp onto plastic tube. Prototype of an electromechanical tube-winding device.
  • Technologies Electronics, materials, electromechanical devices, ergonomics, manufacturing processes.
  • Impact: Job experience and employment opportunities for adults with disabilities.
  • Area: Access and Abilities
  • Fall 2017 Division: 31
  • Fall 2017 Schedule: Friday