The Right Tool for the Job: Donating to Engineers Without Borders

Braun Intertec recently donated some much needed tools to the Engineers Without Borders USA University of Minnesota Twin Cities Chapter (EWB-USA UMN). Engineers Without Borders is a non-profit organization that partners with communities around the world to improve their quality of life through engineering projects that prove to be environmentally and economically sustainable. Supporting Engineers Without Borders During 2018, the EWB-USA UMN team traveled to the Highlands of Guatemala to begin working on a project that will provide water to households in the area by digging a 560 foot well to reach the water table. Early on the team recognized...

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Minneapolis High School Student Receives Braun Intertec Scholarship

High school Student Awarded as Braun Intertec Scholar

Braun Intertec, in partnership with the Wallin organization, recently awarded Minneapolis Southwest High School student, Mohamed Mohamed, with a college scholarship. At the welcoming reception held in June, our very own Dan Holte welcomed Mohamed as the first Braun Intertec Scholar recipient. Mohamed plans on pursuing a degree in Engineering at the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul. This scholarship is part of our efforts to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education, and was supported, in part, by the Braun Intertec Foundation. This foundation oversees all charitable giving activities at Braun Intertec, including: Twice As Nice, Corporate Directed Giving,...

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Local Robotics Team Visits Braun Intertec

Local Robotics Team Visits Braun Intertec

Ponytail Posse, an all-girls robotics team from Shoreview, MN recently visited our Minneapolis location to tell us a bit about what their group does and demonstrate some of their robot’s capabilities. This talented team participates in the “FIRST” program where they design, build, and program a robot to compete against other teams at regional tournaments. FIRST stands for “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology” and promotes STEM skills in schools. The Ponytail Posse has been together since elementary school, starting with FIRST’s Lego League programs, and is currently participating in their second year of the First Tech Challenge (FTC),...

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