Platinum Sponsors

Structure Medical
Structure Medical is a leading manufacturer of medical implant products that are used by orthopedic surgeons to treat disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use these medical devices to treat trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, tumor and congenital conditions.
Pine Lake Preparatory
logo_darkPine Lake Preparatory is a public charter school located in Mooresville, North Carolina, educating students in grades K-12. PLP was founded in 2006 and started with Kindergarten, first, and second grades, and opened its doors to 1300 students in grades K-11 in 2008. PLP’s Upper School students choose a fine arts discipline (orchestra, band, visual art, theatre, and chorus) to study for their four years. In 2013, engineering was added to the curriculum due to influence from FIRST FRC Team SPORK. In addition to the three schools, the campus includes a Fine Arts Building, Athletic and Community Center, and will have a STEM building in the Fall of 2016.

Gold Sponsors

Newell Brands
newell BrandsNewell Brands is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known consumer brands. We thank them for a multitude of mentors to teach our members CAD skills.
Ingersoll Rand
Ingersoll Rand is an international company headquartered in Ireland and with a US headquarters in Davidson, NC. Ingersoll Brand has a collection of brands including Club Car, Ingersoll Rand, Thermo King and Trane.  We thank Ingersoll Rand for their continued support for our team.

Silver Sponsors

True Ingenuity
TrueIngenuityLLCTrue Ingenuity works with businesses as an extension of their own staff to provide daily fortune 500-level information technology support that they can count on.
3A Composites
3A_logo3A Composites manufactures composite panels, materials for sandwich solutions and integrated sandwich components and is regarded as the market leader in all its target markets. Suitable combinations of materials designed to meet the requirements of the relevant applications and are manufactured in large volumes using industrial processes.

Mentor Companies

Aerodyn Wind Tunnel
25107a_75b2491272974349993b32636760db82AeroDyn offers race teams an opportunity for thorough, accurate, and convenient full-scale wind tunnel testing, at an extremely low cost. We thank AeroDyn Wind Tunnel for the mentoring.
NASCAR holds races for the general public to view. We thank the people at NASCAR for giving us a mentor to help with building the robot.
Nitro Manufacturing
Nitro ManufacturingNitro Manufacturing is a full­-service fabrication shop specializing in the design, engineering, prototyping and fabrication of custom ­crafted metal equipment. They have the knowledge, equipment and resources to offer customers a one-­stop shop for custom or commercial projects. They thoroughly develop each stage of a project from start to finish to produce the comprehensive result our customers desire. Nitro has over 40 years of combined industry experience in metal fabrication and manufacture, motorsports, and product design.
NuVision Engineering
NVE Logo - ColorNuVision Engineering is a leading edge technology and applications engineering company focused on providing value in commercial nuclear and power plant industries, government waste remediation facilities, and waste cleanup, by applying expertise in science, technology, engineering, field services, fabrication, and staffing to satisfy our customers’ technical, schedule and economic requirements for over 35 years. NuVision has graciously provided space for us to make our practice field. They also provided us with mentors to help us learn so much information about electrical. Thank you!
ptc-logoPTC is a creator of software to help the creation and innovation of products, as well as software that helps businesses and companies run smoothly. They provide us with our 3D modeling software, PTC Creo, and donate money to our team. Thank you!
SolidWorks_logo-2Solidworks has generously donated 40 licenses of their CAD, Electrical, and Composer software to us. This high-quality software has changed the way we design our robot.