Industrial Engineering Tech (IND)

IND 123 - Introduction to Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma

Course Description

Effective: 2015-08-01

Covers basic Lean and Six Sigma concepts. Examines the importance of Lean and Six Sigma as pertaining to the world of manufacturing. Provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate the impact of Lean and Six Sigma manufacturing environment.
Lecture 1 hour, Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is designed to teach students the concepts of lean and six sigma at an introductory level. Students will learn the importance of Lean and Six Sigma in a precision machining flow cell manufacturing environment. This course will teach students about continuous improvement projects, and waste elimination.

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IND 138 - Industrial Leadership and Career Development

Course Description

Effective: 2015-08-01

Covers the importance of effective and ethical organizational behavior in career development. Provides students with guidance on how to be a high performance team member. Presents the tools necessary to manage and motivate team members in a manufacturing environment. Focuses on communication skills, professionalism, and ethics. Examines conflict resolution skills and the ability to identify behavioral types.
Lecture 1 hour, Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is designed to teach students the behaviors expected of them upon entry into the organizational manufacturing world. Students will first learn how to be an effective high performance team member. This course also provides students the tools for the effective leadership, communication, and motivational skills necessary to lead groups in a manufacturing environment. The course will instruct students how to develop themselves, how to work well in high performance teams, and to how manage interpersonal and group dynamics. Students will also learn how to resolve conflict and manage change.

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IND 141 - Introduction to Paperboard Packaging

Course Description

Effective: 2015-05-01

Introduces students to paperboard packaging production that includes paper making, substrates, basic packaging designs, processes, materials and machinery used to make folded paperboard packaging. Covers sustainability and recycling.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course gives students a general overview of materials and equipment used in the paperboard packaging industry and related processes.

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IND 147 - Basic Die-Cutting for Packaging

Course Description

Effective: 2015-01-01

Introduces dies and patterns used to make folded packaging. Prepares students to be familiar with the major steps in the die cutting process, and prepares them to operate the die cutting equipment.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours per week. Laboratory - 2 hours per week. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course gives students a basic understanding of the overall process of the die-cutting operation for packaging.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

None

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IND 148 - Basic Folding and Gluing for Packaging

Course Description

Effective: 2015-01-01

Introduces methods of folding and gluing of various carton packaging. Prepares students to be familiar with major steps in the folding and gluing process and how to operate the folding and gluing equipment.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours per week. Laboratory - 2 hours per week. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course gives students a basic understanding of the overall process of the folding and gluing operation for packaging.

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None

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IND 247 - Intermediate Die-Cutting for Packaging

Course Description

Effective: 2015-01-01

Develop progressive methods of die cutting, die nicking, ejection rubbering, and counter plate selection and application.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours per week. Laboratory - 2 hours per week. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course gives students a more advanced understanding and experience with the operation of die-cutting equipment as well as how to prepare dies for various products.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: IND 147

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IND 248 - Intermediate Folding and Gluing for Packaging

Course Description

Effective: 2015-01-01

Develop advanced methods in folding and gluing to include complex package layouts, make-ready procedures, tooling preparation, installation and application of spring and rotary hooks and glue head placement in addition to glue pattern application.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours per week. Laboratory - 2 hours per week. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course gives students a more advanced understanding and experience with the operation of folding and gluing equipment as well as how to create and prepare boxes for various products.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: IND 148

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